Human Development Index Rajasthan: Spatio-Temporal and Gender Appraisal at Panchayat Samiti/ Block Level (1991-2001)

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  • Author :Hemlata Joshi
  • Year of Publication :2008
  • ISBN: :9788180694349
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXXII, 488
  • Size: 29 cms
  • Categories: Geography, Management

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About the Book :

This book presents the spatio-temporal and gender appraisal human development index (HDI) of all the 237 Panchayat Samitis of Rajasthan. Interpreting spatial distribution pattern of HDI at Panchayat Samiti level, it provides temporal appraisal of HDI in two points of time: 1991 and 2001. It also presents gender appraisal of HDI, education index, income index, growth trends and plan of action. The book will be of great use for policy makers and development workers.

About Author :

Hemlata Joshi, Department of Geography, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajasthan), was earlier on deputation at the Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur and is presently UGC Research Awardee at Rajasthan University, Jaipur (host institution).  She obtained her B.A. (Honours), M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.  Besides, being a Gold Medalist, she is also the recipient of prestigious Chancellors Gold Medal from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Her area of specialization is Human Development Studies, Industrial Geography and Remote Sensing. She has completed research projects on Fertilizer Industry of India (UGC), A Geographical Appraisal of Textile Mill Industry-Banswara District (UGC), Fairs of Vagad Region (TRI - Udaipur), Education Development Index of Panchayat Samities, Rajasthan, 1991-2000, Economic Development Index, Health Status Index and  Human Development Index-Spatio-Temporal and Gender Appraisal at Panchayat Samiti/Block Level (all of IDSJ). Besides, having contributed articles to various journals, she has also written books entitled Fertilizer Industry of India, Bhartiya Suti Vastra Udyog, Janjation Ka Bhaugolik Adhyayan, Perspective in Industrial Geography-A Case Study of Sugar Industry of Rajasthan, Geographical Appraisal of Textile Mill Industry, Jansankhya: Ek Bhaugolic Adhyayan, Vastra Udyog: Ek Bhaugolik Vishleshan, Education Development Index: Rajasthan, Economic Development Index (Spatio-Temporal & Gender Appraisal at Panchayat Samiti/Block Level) and Health Status Index: Rajasthan.