Understanding the Right to Development among the People of Noida, Uttar Pradesh: A Case Study

Anoop Kumar *

Political Science, School of Liberal Arts, Noida International University, India.

Wakeel Ahmed

Political Science, School of Liberal Arts, Noida International University, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Background: The exercise of a people's innate right to complete sovereignty over all of their natural resources and riches is included in the full realization of their right to self-determination, which is encompassed by the human right to development. It allows all people and communities to fully realize their basic freedoms and human rights by allowing them to engage in, contribute to, and benefit from advancements in the fields of economics, society, culture, and politics.

Aim: This study aims to assess the understanding of the right to development as a human right among the people.

Materials and Methods: A quantitative approach is employed in this research study to assess the understanding of the right to development as human rights. A descriptive survey research design with a sample size of 60, selected through purposive sampling based on specific inclusion and exclusion criteria, is utilized. Data is collected using a structured knowledge questionnaire and analyzed with descriptive and inferential statistics.

Results: The study evaluates the knowledge of the understanding of the right to development as human rights among the people of Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The analysis of knowledge levels is based on different demographic factors. Among the general population, 36 (60%) had average knowledge, 22 (36.7%) had good knowledge, and 2 (3.3%) had poor knowledge. The socio-demographic variable of educational status of the general population showed a statistically significant association with the knowledge level of understanding the right to development as human rights, while age, gender, and occupational status were not statistically significant (p < 0.05).

Keywords: Assess, knowledge, understanding the right to development, human rights, intellectuals contribute, fundamental freedoms

How to Cite

Kumar, Anoop, and Wakeel Ahmed. 2024. “Understanding the Right to Development Among the People of Noida, Uttar Pradesh: A Case Study”. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics 21 (6):70-75. https://doi.org/10.9734/sajsse/2024/v21i6832.


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