<b>Rurbanization and it’s Role in Shaping the Rural Areas Development</b> Rural areas are the backbone of our country. India live in it’s villages i.e Rural areas. With the advent of Industrial revolution in India and LPG Liberalisation, Privatisation and Globalisation reforms, the rural areas have been neglected relatively compared to urban areas. The rapid development led to the migration of people from rural to urban areas for labour, employment and other activities. The demographic dividend that India posses is mainly in rural areas. To mitigate the impact of migration from the rural to urban, Rurbanisation plays a key role and sustained growth of our country. Rural,Urban, Rurbanization, Migration, Demographic dividend 658-659 Issue-2 Volume-2 Boda Ramesh