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Human Development in India : Challenges and Policies
By Himanshu Sekhar Rout

First Published : 2010
ISBN : 9788177082395
Pages : 440
Binding : Hardbound
Size : 5 x 9
Price : US$ 64
ABOUT THE BOOK

Human development demands that all social groups have equal access to the services provided by the State and equal opportunity for upward economic and social mobility. It is also necessary to ensure that there is no discrimination against any section of the society. The Constitution of India contains various provisions for the development of marginalized groups. Their individual and collective growth, however, cannot be ensured without improving their surroundings and providing basic necessities of life.

The major challenges of human development in India are (a) measurement and aggregation of human development, (b) manifestation of poverty in all dimensions of human life, (c) drop out and stagnation in primary education, (d) more demand for higher education than the available facilities, (e) decontextualization of present system of education (f) persistent regional disparities and social inequalities (g) unregulated human activities and unsustainable use of environmental resources and (h) gross under valuation of women’s economic contribution.

The book, consisting of 24 scholarly articles, provides valuable material on various dimensions of human development in India. It also makes practicable recommendations in this context.


CONTENTS
     

1. Trends in Human Development among SAARC Countries

M. Indira and V.G. Siddaraju

2. Human Development: A Citizenship Approach

Sujay Ghosh

3. Robust Relation among Human Development and Economic Freedom - An Empirical Study on South Asian Perspective

Rajni Kapoor

4. Gender Equality: An Important Issue of Human Development

Umesh Chandra Pati

5. Role of Geographical Indications for Economic Empowerment and Human Development: Evidences from a GI Registered Product

P. Nayak

6. Public Expenditure and Human Development in India

Ranjeeta

7. Dimensions of Poverty and its Regional Variation

Ruchira Bhattacharya

8. Human Development, other Side of the Coin of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS)

B. Suresh Babu

9. Role of National Rural Employment Guarantee in Human Development

Atulya Bhoi and Yoginder Singh

10. Role of Governance towards Growth and Human Development

Sangram Kumar Rout

11. Dynamics of Health Status and Health Care in Assam

Dukhabandhu Sahoo

12. Trends and Patterns of Health Expenditure in Andhra Pradesh

T. Subba Lakshmi

13. Infrastructure and Human Development in India

Narayan Chandra Nayak

14. Exclusion of Social Infrastructure Menace to Human Development in India

L. Ganesan

15. Education and Human Development

M. Indira

16. Education, Food Security and Human Development in Orissa

Bidyadhar Majhi

17. Technology and its Impact on Human Development

K. Joseph Raj

18. Human Development and Environmental Quality: Issues of Harmony and Conflict

Nirmal Chandra Sahu

19. Impact of Environmental Degradation on Human Development

Barun Kumar Thakur

20. Sustainable Development and Human Development as a Two Way Relationship: A Case for Clean Cooking Fuels for Indian Rural Households

Robin Singhal

21. Challenges in Human Development: A Case Study of West Bengal

Mitrajit Chatterjee

22. Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index and Human Development

Y. Venkata Rao and B. Thrinadha Rao

23. Gender Discrimination in the Recognition of Work and Earnings in Rural India

Swarna Sadasivam Vepa

24. Factors behind Low Yield of Rice in Assam

Dipali Bosumatari and Phanindra Goyari

Index


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
     

Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Rout and Dr. S. Bhyrava Murthy are with the Post-graduate Department of Economics, Dr. SRK Government Arts College (Pondicherry University), Yanam, India.


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