The study of socio-economic component incorporates various facets related to prevailing social and cultural conditions and economic status of the study region. The socio-economic study includes analysis of demographic structure, population dynamics, infrastructure resources, status of human health and economic attributes like employment, per-capita income, agriculture, trade, and industrial development in the study region.
The aesthetic component of environmental study refers to the scenic value if any in the study area, tourist attraction and wildlife, historic and cultural monuments. The study of these parameters helps in identification, prediction and evaluation of likely impacts on socio-economic and parameters of human interest due to proposed project. To assess impact on socio-economic environment latest available data has been compiled to delineate the baseline socio-economic profile in study area.
Baseline information is collected after delineation of the baseline study area in order to study the socio-economic profile of the project affected area. The process related to baseline database analysis includes:
Innovation can play a critical role in addressing socio-economic objectives, which are affected by the following factors.
Economic growth and employment. (See Contributions to growth and jobs).
Environmental challenges. (See addressing environmental challenges).
Social challenges. (see Addressing social challenges)