Genesis of Human Development in North East India: A Diagnostic Analysis

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  • Author :Keya Sengupta
  • Year of Publication :2009
  • ISBN: :9788180696305
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVI, 230
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Management, North East Indian Studies

About the Book :

This book examines the various aspects of human development in North-East India. Covering sixteen districts across six states Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, it makes an analytical study of the indicators of human development in the region, with special focus on different socio-economics, linguistic and ethnic groups. Taking a close look at the present scenario of education and health status, it deals with the quality of life and the nature of the occupation of the people of the region. Finally, it examines the Human Development Index for the various socio-economic and religious groups of the people. The book will be of immense use for students, researchers, policy-makers and development workers.

About Author :

Keya Sengupta is presently Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong and formerly was the Dean, School of Social Sciences and also the Head, Department of Economics at Assam Central University. Prof. Sengupta is engaged in teaching of Economics and Research for over thirty years. She has authored and also edited many books and published several research papers in journals of repute including Artha Vijnana, Man and Development, Finance India etc. She has also presented a good number of papers in national and international seminars and delivered lectures in many universities. Prof. Sengupta has also completed major Research Projects of UGC, ICSSR and UNDP and also undertaken Research Consultancy of CII and Planning Commission. Recently, she was selected for the Indo French Social Scientist Exchange Programme and was invited by Foundation Maison des Sciences de I Hommes, Paris, France. She has also visited Belgium, Holland, Germany, Scotland and England in connection with various types of academic work.