Gradation of NGO’s Role in Rural Development: A Fuzzy Soft Set Theoretic Approach


International Journal of Computer Organization Trends


© 2012 by IJCOT Journal
Volume-2 Issue-4                          
Year of Publication : 2012
Authors :- Naba Krishna Borah, Tridiv Jyoti Neog


- Naba Krishna Borah, Tridiv Jyoti Neog.    Gradation of NGO’s Role in Rural Development: A Fuzzy Soft Set Theoretic Approach . International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V2(4):11-13 Jul - Aug 2012, ISSN 2249-2593, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract—The non-governmental organizations (NGO) are recognized as important institutional actors that are expected to facilitate the participation of beneficiaries in the development programmes such as mobilising community assets, motivating people, implementing social welfare programmes for the deprived one regarding their education, social status, health awareness, economic development etc. The flexibility of structures, involvement of beneficiaries and commitment of functionaries are critical to the effectiveness of NGOs. This article aims to find out rational and logical solutions about the involvement of NGOs in certain rural development activities. With the help of fuzzy soft sets, in our article, an attempt has been made to grade NGO’s role on the basis of their strategies and functions.


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Keywords—— Soft Set, Fuzzy Soft Set, Decision Making, NGO