A study on inclusive growth in Numaligarh, Assam: With special reference to CSR activities of NRL
Purpose: The objective of the paper is to study the overall growth level in the villages around Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL), Assam achieved because of various corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and to examine the status of standard of living of these people. Approach: The methodology of this paper is based on primary data collected through a structured interview schedule and questionnaire based on correlation and regression is used to analyze the status of growth of the region and the future expectation of people. Findings: A moderate relationship is found between the perceived satisfaction by the employees on CSR expenditure and their job-related variables. Even all the sub variables of CSR activities seem to have a moderate relationship with each other, but in case of job satisfaction, the correlation is quite weak. Research limitations: The area is a remote one and to get specific answers from these people is difficult. Value: It will be an addition to the related literature and suggestion for inclusive growth of the region.