The life style, Anxiety and depression of the dump yard dwellers in Stalin Nagar, Ariyamangalam Village, Tiruchirappalli district due to Covid-19.

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Doctoral Research Scholar, Department of Social Work, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli , Affiliated to Bharathidasan University,Thiruchirappalli-620017,Tamil Nadu, India

2 Assistant Professor , Department of Social Work, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli –620017.


In Tiruchirapalli district, over 400 tonnes of waste collected from across the city and dumped at Ariyamangalam yard on a daily basis, which is spread across 55 acres. While this waste has grown to over 12 lakh tonnes over the years. At the same time, over 250 persons from 70 families are depending on this dump yard, they have been living for the past 40 years near about this dump yard, Peoples whose livelihoods depending on this dump yard, dumping of wastes are their sustenance.Germ, This single word is plaguing the whole world today, doing everything to protect themselves from it through New technology, In this context, the purpose of this research is to measure the lifestyle, depression and anxiety of the people of Stalin Nagar, Ariyamangalam village, Tiruchirappalli district, who have been living for four generations among the germs of life surrounded only by garbage, and the social demographic characteristics of those who have been taken for research. Explain and find out the similarities and differences in the nature of respondents' depression and anxiety. From a total 250 members of 70 families, of whom 50 persons between the ages of 25 and 40 are selected by lottery method from both gender. A questionnaire is prepared to determine their identity, the answers are obtained, and developing the conceptual and theoretical ideas concerning the lifestyle, depression and anxiety of Dump yard dwellers during Covid-19, protecting them from the depression and anxiety of Covid-19 and focusing to improving their quality of life through this research.