IMPACTS OF URBANISATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE OF ZIRO VALLEY, ARUNACHAL PRADESH
Keywords: Urbanisation, Environment Degradation, Biotic Life, Pisciculture, Water Management.
AbstractUrbanization is a process of growth of cities and town; which is directly linked to the degradation of environmental quality and the quality of water, air and noise. Ziro valley, the place has an imposing landscape of beautiful lush green forest, rivulets, and elevated patches. It is famous for paddy cum pisciculture cultivation. The area is renowned for the terrace paddy fields where the unique system of poly- culture and water management is practiced by local people. But due to rapidly increase of urban area in Ziro valley, the environment become changed day by day. The purpose of the paper is to present the effects on environment due to urbanization in Apatani society in Ziro valley of Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh. There are several areas where urbanization has affected along with environment settings. The induced of development of urbanization which is affected on the balance of the ecosystem in the valley portion. The study based on secondary data, satellite image, photography etc. and primary sources, the study area map has prepared through QGIS
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