Community and Regional Planning Program
Date of this Version
The Ekistics of today – The Ekistics of Tomorrow
What is settlement structure?
Kerala - The study area
Why this thesis? Soope and limitations of the Thesis
The philosophy of balanced development
CHAPTER I "THE LAND"- "Can-vas for Planning"
Location Area and Dimensions
Climate and rainfall
The rivers, lakes and backwaters
The mountains, passes, plains and coast line
Land utilisation and crop patterns
CHAPTER II: THE PEOPLE
Sex Ratio Age structure
Growth of population
Rural and urban population
Distribution of population in rural and urban areas
CHAPTER III RESOURCES - "Prospects and Problems"
CHAPTER IV - ACTIVITIES
Occupational structure – the economic scene
Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the Post-Graduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, August 1967