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Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2321-5828

ISSN Online :  0975-6795


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Inter-District Disparities in Economic Development in Chhattisgarh



Address:   Nilesh Kumar Tiwari1, Dr. Ritesh Kumar Agrawal2, Dr. Ravindra Brahme3
1Research Scholar, School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
2Assistant Professor, Government College, Vaishali Nagar, Bhilai
3Professor, School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5828.2016.00026.7

ABSTRACT:
This research paper examines inter-district disparities in economic development in Chhattisgarh stateover the period of 2001-02 to 2011-12. Using Principal Component Analysis (PCA) composite index of economic development (CIED) has been constructed for evaluating status of economic development among 16 districts of Chhattisgarh. This study concludes that top ranked districts of Chhattisgarh at CIED has been Durg, Raipur and Korba and they has retained their topmost position in the ranking during both reference years at CIED. ED in Raipur, Dhamtari and Raigarh districts of Chhattisgarh has improved significantly over the period of a decade 2001-02 to 2011-12. On the other hand districts such as Dantewada, Surguja, Bastar, Kanker and Jashpur were at bottom of CIED over the period of 2001-02 to 2011-12.
KEYWORDS:
Economic development, Disparity, CIED, PCA
Cite:
Nilesh Kumar Tiwari, Ritesh Kumar Agrawal, Ravindra Brahme. Inter-District Disparities in Economic Development in Chhattisgarh. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences 2016; 7(3): 163-165.
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