Paths of Development in Arunachal Pradesh

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Northern Book Centre, 2005 - Arunāchal Pradesh (India) - 119 pages
Like any other region, Arunachal Pradesh too, has unique experience in terms of evolution and development. The importance of this state lies in its geo-strategic location, rich multi-ethnicity and abundant natural flora and fauna. Over last 55?56 years in the post-independence era, Arunachal?s personality acquired a new shape. However, the available works on it are largely either historico-cultural or anthropological. The book in your hand takes you to a different journey?a journey into different facets of development as occurred in Arunachal.his book focuses on ?Comprehensive geographical background of Arunachal Pradesh?Developing and understanding of existing land use patterns and factors responsible for changes among land use categories?Identification of levels of agricultural development and regionality?Infrastructure (roads, telecommunications, post-offices, banks, electrification) growth and intra-state distribution ?Under-utilisation of education and health opportunities crucially shaping general development ? Gender situation in Arunachal analysing sex-ratio, education and economic participationAreas Covered : Geography/ Gender Studies/Regional Development/Area Studies
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Major Mountain Peaks
5
Major River Systems
6
Area under Canal Irrigation
12
Forests Area
13
Classified Forests
14
Trend of Crude Population Density
15
Land Use and Agriculture
17
Growth of Health Care Amenities
65
Structure of Health Care Institutions and Composition of Medical Personnels
66
Distribution of Medical Facilities
67
Density of Doctors
68
Distribution of Development
71
SexRatio
75
SexRatio Scheduled Tribes
76
SexRatio by Districts
77

Land Use Change
20
Pattern of Land Use
22
Cropped Area and Yield of Major Crops
26
Physical Infrastructure
35
Road Length by the Construction Agencies
40
Road Classification
41
Distribution of Roads
42
Distribution of Metalled Roads
43
Telecommunication Facility
45
Distribution of Post Offices
46
Growth of Banking Institutions
48
Distribution of Bank Branches
49
Rural Electrification Scenario
50
Concentration Index of Infrastructure Development
52
Levels of Agricultural Development 28
53
Correlation between Infrastructure Indicators
54
Education and Health
57
EndowmentsEntitlementsFunctionings Linked
59
Growth of Education Institutions
60
A Case of Primary Schools
61
Concentration of Primary Schools
62
Gender Gap in Literacy
80
Gender Gap in School Education
81
Gender Gap in Literacy Scheduled Tribe
83
Gender Gap in Education and Districts Performance
84
Gender Gap among Main Workers
85
Gender Gap among WorkersNonworkers
86
Factors Affecting the Status of Women
89
DistrictsLocation
99
Distribution of Ethnic Groups
100
Road Density
101
Concentration of Metalled Roads
102
Telephone Density
103
Post Offices Density
104
BanksDensity
105
Rural Electrification
106
Changing Districts of Arunachal Pradesh 19712001
107
Forest Products and their Value
108
Literacy Rate in the NorthEast India 2001
109
Agricultural Density and Physiological Density by Districts
110
Index
117
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