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Geographic Study of Quality of Life in Layshi Township, Naga Land in Myanmar
- This research Paper is to assess the quality of life (QOL) of the native residing within Layshi Township in Naga Land of Myanmar which lies adjacent to the north- western edge of Myanmar and near the boundary of Naga Land of India. Although Layshi Township situated in the Naga Hill Region and is connected with the most important transportation route connecting with the town of Homalin in Sagaing Region of Myanmar which lies in the Flat Plain Region, it has many Socio–economic problems. The data required for this research are obtained from the residents of 331 households from 32 villages out of 67villages within Layshi Township, through the questionnaires using Random Sampling Method as well as from the information received at the Administrative Departments of various offices. The methods used for the research paper are Human Resources Development Index (UNDP,2007), UNESCAP Region 1995 and Myanmar Human Resources Development Indicators(2011) in accordance with the 9 indicators, 45 Variables and the Spatial Analysis within the four parts of the Township. In analyzing this research, it is found that the daily status or level of living standard of the residents within Layshi Township of Naga Land in Myanmar needs to be promoted by making plans and programmes in order to upgrade then daily quality of life (QOL).
May Thu Naing