Sixteen State level reports based on both the review of secondary and the HDI primary data and are in the process of finalization for publications a series of State Human Development Reports.
West and Central India:
Human Development Report
This volume focusing on west and central India comes as a sequel to the India HDR and the South India HDR. It is a comprehensive and authoritative source of micro-level information on economic and social development in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh over the last quarter of a century. This includes disaggregated data collected from the newly-created state of Chhattisgarh.
Based on qualitative survey of 11,188 households spread over 562 villages from 63 districts across these states, the report provides:
- socio-economic profiles and detailed secondary data focusing on:
Literacy and education
- detailed data on human development indicators with special focus on gender disparity, including:
Levels of living, employment and wages
Morbidity, disability and nutrition
Effectiveness of public services and health
- information on village-level infrastructure and development
This volume will facilities effective region-specific and group-specific policy formulation at the grassroots. Rich in statistical analyses of various facets of devdlopment, it is a valuable resource for government, policy-makers, academia, and those in the development sector.