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India's Billion Plus People

Ashish Bose (Author)
Synopsis This Book India's Billion Plus People presents the first results of the 2001 census of India in a user-friendly manner. Part one describes briefly the houselisting operation and the enumeration as well as the new features of this census. Part two gives demographic profile of India and the 28 States and 7 Union Territories, grouped in ten categories, according to their unique characteristics. Part three deals with the implications of the census results. Part four is focused on census methodology and in particular, the definition and concept of 'worker' specially the female worker. Part five is devoted to media and the census. It puts together news items, editorials and special articles in 14 newspapers, magazines and journals. This Book, brought out in less than a month after the publication of the provisional tables of 2001 census, should be indispensable to planners, policy makers and administrators, as well as the general public in understanding the demographic situation in India.
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About the author

Ashish Bose

Professor Ashish Bose was Head of the Population Research Centre, Institute of Economic Growth and subsequently, Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow attached to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). His major areas of specialization include census methodology, urbanization, migration and population policy. He has served as United Nations Consultant/Resource Person, from time to time, all over the world. He was a member of the National Commission on Urbanisation and also the Expert Group on Population Policy headed by Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, which submitted its report to the Prime Minister in 1994. He was a member of Registrar General’s Technical Group on Population Projections (1996). Currently, he is Honorary Professor, Institute of Economic Growth, member of Independent Commission on Health in India. His recent books include: India’s Billion Plus People: 2001 Census Highlights, Methodology and Media Coverage, Demographic Diversity of India: Supplement 1998, Population Profile of Religion in India (1997), India’s Basic Demographic Statistics (1996), Demographic Zones in India (1995), India’s Urban Population (1994), India and the Asian Perspective (1993), Demographic Diversity of India (1991), Population of India: 1991 Census Results and Methodology (1991), From Population to People (1988, in 2 Volumes).

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Title India's Billion Plus People
Author Ashish Bose
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176462276
length xxvii+252p., Figures; Tables; 25cm.