People Perception Towards Covid-19 Preventive And Management Measures By State Government Of Andhra Pradesh, India: A Study On North Coastal Andhra Pradesh Region
The main aim of this study is to understand the people perception towards Covid-19 preventive and management measure which has been taken by the Andhra Pradesh State government. Covid-19 Pandemic is a new type of challenge or Non-Programmed activity which was never faced by the Andhra Pradesh State government, India in the past. In this article the researcher studies how the state government has taken preventive and management measure to control the spreading of Covid-19 Pandemic under the leadership of Y.S.R. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. 1650 Questionnaire/schedules are distributed among three districts (Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam) of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh Region but 1026 questionnaire/schedules are received form the sample respondents. The researcher collected the required data through well structured & tested questionnaires and schedules. The researcher used the Stratified sampling technique which comes under the Probability sampling method and also followed the Covid-19 pandemic guidelines for data collection.