Impact of CNG Load Shedding on Daily Routine: A Study of Pakistan

International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, 1(2) (2015) 110-120, ISSN 2300-2697

11 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2014

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Muhammad Arslan

Bahria University Alumnus; Lincoln University (NZ)

Rashid Zaman

Lincoln University New Zealand

R. K. Malik

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST)

Date Written: October 26, 2014

Abstract

People of Pakistan are facing a number of problems due to CNG load shedding. This study investigated the consequences of energy on routines of people and also on social and economic performance of people. Primary data has been collected by conducting video recorded interviews and comment based interviews from twin cities i.e. Islamabad and Rawalpindi of Pakistan. The sample of study includes students, housewives, businessmen and professional workers who are affecting by this CNG shortage. This study focuses on relationship between CNG shortage and its effect on daily routine life and performance of people. It also focuses on psychological issues as well as the economic issues that are caused due to this shortage. This study utilizes in depth semi structured interviews to conduct the qualitative study. N-Vivo 10 is used as tool of data analysis. The CNG shortage in Pakistan caused many critical issues like unemployment, decrease in export contracts and commodities prices are increasing due to this shortage. Less working hours, lack of social and family gathering, increase in work load, depression and anxiety are results caused by CNG shortage. It is concluded that CNG shortage has bad impact on people’s lives and on their overall performance.

Keywords: Pakistan; CNG Shortage; Energy; N-Vivo; Commodities

Suggested Citation

Arslan, Muhammad and Zaman, Rashid and Malik, R. K., Impact of CNG Load Shedding on Daily Routine: A Study of Pakistan (October 26, 2014). International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, 1(2) (2015) 110-120, ISSN 2300-2697. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2515042 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2515042

Muhammad Arslan (Contact Author)

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Lincoln University (NZ) ( email )

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Rashid Zaman

Lincoln University New Zealand ( email )

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New Zealand

R. K. Malik

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) ( email )

90 and 100 Clifton
Karachi, ISLAMABAD 75600
Pakistan

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