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Impact of rural electrification on social standards in under developed areas

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dc.contributor.advisor Perera, R Jayawardena, MR 2011-07-05T11:11:42Z 2011-07-05T11:11:42Z
dc.description.abstract Most of the Rural Electrification Schemes constructed by the Ceylon Electricity Board are found to be not economically viable. In this study a new methodology has been developed to find out the economic viability of a Scheme. Four sample schemes were selected and through a survey important data was collected for the case study. Using these data Economic cost benefit and financial cost benefit ratios are calculated. These ratios are related to Human Development Ind. By the model developed in this study varying the Human Development Index values, the values for Economic Cost Benefit Ratio and Financial cost Benefit Ratio could be improved. This study contains following aspects as well. 1. To examine the effectiveness of the RE projects of the CEB 2. To examine the impact of Re Projects and improving living standard of the rural people 3. To suggest alternative ways for improvement SOCIO economic standards of rural people. This methodology could be used to find out the Economic viability and development of any rural electrification scheme and could be extended to the development of a village through other services other than electricity
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Impact of rural electrification on social standards in under developed areas
dc.type Thesis-Abstract
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US MSc en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Electrical Engineering en_US 2007
dc.identifier.accno 87852 en_US

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