Water Resource for Socio Economic Development with Special Reference to the River Brahmaputra in Assam, India
In this paper an attempt has been made to find out the water resource to uplift the social-economic backwardness
of Assam. The study area is confined to Assam which is endowed with water resources in context to the river Brahmaputra,
the mightiest river in Asia. The Researcher by making an empirical approach in the study makes observation through the
lenses of a social scientist and shows how this water resource can be effectively used and thereby mitigating problems which
the river Brahmaputra is creating for the people of Assam.
Keywords - Mapping of resources, Demand creation, Social capital, Human capital, Inland waterways.