The socio-economic changes occurred from the pre independent period to the present time in the Kuttanad region specially Kuttanad Taluk. Socio-economic changes in the Kuttanad region especially Kuttanad Taluk depended on the all physical factors of the region namely land features like soil, water bodies, climate, reclamation, labor, labor land relations, social and political movements, policies taken by the Government and the attitudes of the present features etc. In all these elements Kuttanad show special and unique features among other areas of Kerala.
Keywords: Kuttanad, Land, Labour, Reclamation, Social change, Economic change.
 Research Scholar, School of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.