Document Type : Original Research


1 Assistant Professor of Geography/ university of Sistan and Baluchestan

2 Ph.D Student in Geography/ USB


One of the most important plans and programs of the government for organizing and developing villages in the country is to prepare a pilot plan. The aim of this study was to investigate and analyze the consequences of implementing a rural pilot project in order to improve the quality of life of the local community in Rashtkhar. This research is applied in terms of purpose and descriptive-analytical in terms of method. In this study, the sampling method was random and the sample size was determined by Cochran's formula (320 households in the study area). Data were collected through field studies (questionnaire, observation: selected and researcher-made indicators) and using library studies. To assess the reliability of the questionnaire, using Cronbach's alpha method with a rate of 0.830, the data for the research showed that it was satisfactory. SPSS software was used for data analysis. The Vickor model was also used to investigate the spatial distribution among the villages in which the pilot project was implemented. Findings indicate that the average effects of the master plan on the quality of life of rural areas studied in the one-sample test at the intermediate level (3). Also in the combined multiple regression model, the role of factors and dimensions affecting the quality of life of rural households from the consequences of the pilot project and its development in Rashtkhar district, showed that all six dimensions of physical, infrastructure, environmental, social, economic, cultural are significant. According to the Vicor technique, the villages of Fathabad and Saadatabad with the highest rank with 0.16 and 0.20, respectively, and the villages of Rouhabad and Andanjard with the rate of 0.96 and 0.80 with the lowest rank in terms of improving the quality of life from the performance. Hadi plans are more than other villages.


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