A Study on Household Sector Energy Consumption of Rural and Urban Areas in Virudhunagar District of Tamil Nadu

  • K Ramabose Ph.D., Research Scholar in Economics, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (Autonomous), Sivakasi, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
  • S Ganesan Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (Autonomous), Sivakasi, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Energy, GDP, Panchayats, IAYS, CMSPGH

Abstract

The word “Energy” is derived from the Greek word ‘energeia’, which means ‘in work’. It is the power or capacity to do work. Energy has become an important and one of the basic infrastructures for human development and economic growth of a country. Energy is the universal measure of all kinds of work and its consumption has been increasing worldwide. It has become a basic requirement of today’s life. In fact, it is the backbone of present day civilization. Thus, with an increase in the living standard of human beings, the energy consumption is also accelerated. There is a strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption. Any physical activity in this world, whether carried out by human beings or by nature, is caused due to the flow of energy in one form or the other? Energy is required to do any kind of work. The work output depends on the energy input. The capacity to do work depends upon the amount of energy one can control and utilise.

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2019-12-01
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Ramabose, K., & Ganesan, S. (2019). A Study on Household Sector Energy Consumption of Rural and Urban Areas in Virudhunagar District of Tamil Nadu. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 8(1), 21-31. https://doi.org/10.34293/economics.v8i1.902
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