Sustainability: Its Changing Paradigm and Rural Development in Sindh

Imamuddin Khoso, Nanik Ram, Babak Mehmood, Faiz. M.Shaikh, Kamran Shafiq


The current research investigates the sustainability and its changing paradigm in rural development in Sindh. Data were collected from 400 respondent’s five districts Nawabshah, Nausheroferoze, Matyari, Dadu, and Tando Allayer, by using simple random technique. Structural questionnaire was the basic tool for measuring the change. It was revealed that creation of institutions, such as, officials elected representatives at districts block and village level. Such decentralization of institutions have been to promote a participatory strategy for rural development at Micro/or village level. It was further revealed that To achieve sustainable development it is still seems to be an elusive one until there is a determined government effort to allow officials (RD) and non-official (PRIs) to work in harmony for the betterment and reduction in the number of rural poor.

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