Every study has certain aims and objects. These aims and objects are in consonance with the aims and objects of the society. No study is without aim. This is true of the rural sociology as well. One of the most important aims of the study of the Rural Sociology as we have already seen in the study of the Rural Society or social complexities in the rural life. Professor Desai has explained this aim in a very detailed manner as reproduced below:-
“The prime objective of Rural Sociology should be to make a scientific systematic and comprehensive study of the rural social organisation of its structure function and objective tendencies of development and on the basis of such a study of discover the laws of its development.
Since every science, social or natural, has have its aims, the discovery of the hitherto hidden laws of development of domain and the nature or society. The basic task of Rural Sociology is to discover the law of development of Rural Society.
The aims of the study of Rural Sociology may therefore be enumerated as follows:
1) To study in a scientific and systematic manner, the Rural Society and its various aspects and complexities.
2) To study the structure functions and objective tendencies of development of the Rural Society.
3) To discover the laws of the development of the Rural Society.
4) To make a scientific study of the Rural Society in order to help in the task of planning for the reconstruction of the rural social life.
Rural Sociology is a developing science which is very useful for India, its main aim and object being making a scientific study of the Rural Society which would enable the country to make real progress.