Overview for Socio-Economic Development in India (In 2 Volumes)
Socio-Economic Development in India reviews the social, economic and demographic features in India. Issue of health statistics, fertility, internal migration, women and development, gender disparities in the educational system, language planning and linguistic diversity have been discussed in this volume. Attention has also been focussed on resource allocation for Indian agriculture. Inspite of recommendations made by several committees and commissions constituted since independence, for reforms the essential character of our education has remained more or less unchanged even after fifty years of independence. Impact of tribal planning and tribal transformation has been evaluated in this venture. It will be a valuable reference book for Planners, Economists, Professors, Teachers, Researchers and Students.
Biswanath Ray (Editor)
Biswanath Ray (b. 1941) is a researcher in the Economic Researcher in the Economic Research Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. He is associated with the various academic organizations such as Bangla Arthaniti Parishad, Socio-Economic Research Institute, Calcutta, Indian Labour Association, Lucknow, Save the Depressed Children, Calcutta, etc. He is the author of a number of books, research projects and technical reports both in English and Bengali which were reviewed on all India Radio, Calcutta. He did extensive work on small-scale industries in West Bengal and also studies on Sunderbans. He has participated in a number of national conferences / symposia / seminars.