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Uttarkhand Development Report   
Uttarakhand Development Report
Published by Academic Foundation under arrangement with :
PLANNING COMMISSION,
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, New Delhi.
Paper  Back Book (8˝" x 11")   :   Pages : 516
2009  Edition         :   ISBN - 978-81-7188-776-7
Price : Rs. 1095.00  : US$ 69.95;
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ABOUT THE BOOK :

The Planning Commission has decided to prepare State Development Reports (SDRs) for all States and Union Territories of India. The objective of bringing out these reports is to provide a credible independent quality reference document on the development profile, set out strategies for accelerating economic growth, lessen regional disparities and reduce poverty. The SDR is meant to discuss the constraints and challenges faced by a state and provide a vision, or a road map for its socio-economic development.

Each SDR is being prepared with the assistance of reputed national-level agencies, under the supervision of the core committee, headed by a Member of the Planning Commission, and including a senior representative of the state government.

The Uttarakhand Development Report review the experience of Uttarakhand and highlights issues critical for the State's development in the years ahead. The report is expected to be an important document and will impart value for development practitioners interested in the state and act as a road map for accelerated growth in the future has decided to prepare State Development Reports (SDRs) for all States and Union Territories. The purpose of bringing out these reports is to provide quality reference document of the development profile of the States. The SDRs aim at spelling out the constraints and challenges facing the States and suggest blueprints for their overall progress and prosperity.

CONTENTS IN DETAIL :

Core Committee.

Foreword by Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission.

Message from Chief Minister, Uttarakhand.

Message from Member, Planning Commission.

List of Tables, Figures and Appendices.

Acknowledgements.

Executive Summary.

Introduction.

1. Social and Economic Condition: An Overview.

New State

Geography

Administrative Divisions

Area, Land Use and Habitation Pattern

Population

Social Indicators

Physical and Financial Infrastructure

Economic Status

Financial Condition of the State

References

2. Economic Growth and Development Strategy.

Robust Growth

Structure of the Economy and Revealed Advantages

Investment and Growth Linkage

SWOT Analysis of the Economy

Development Strategies

Sector-specific Policies

Institutions

Governance

References

3. State Finances.

Introduction

Overview of the State Finances

Revenue Receipts

Expenditure

Fiscal Management and Predictive Performance of Budget Estimates

Fiscal Prospects and Reforms Needed

References

4. Poverty and Remedial Programmes.

Introduction

Poverty in Uttarakhand

Anti-poverty Programmes in Uttarakhand

Policy Recommendations

References

5. Health.

Introduction

State of Health Care Services

Network of Health Services and an Overview

Deficiencies and Difficulties in Health Care Services

State of National Health Programmes in Uttarakhand

Emerging Issues and Recommendations

References

6. Education.

Introduction

Overview of State of Education in Uttarakhand

Accessibility of Schools

Infrastructure Facilities in Schools

Enrolment

Higher Education

Quality of Education

Branded Schools

Recommendations

References

7. An Assessment of Growth Opportunities in Uttarakhand Agriculture.

Background

Characterisation of the Production Environment

Opportunities for Growth

Strategies for Harnessing Growth Opportunities

References

8. Industry.

Introduction

An Overview of Industry in Uttarakhand

Industrial Competitiveness of Uttarakhand in Organised Sector

Analysis of Problems and Prospects

Policy Recommendations

References

9. Handicrafts.

Introduction

The Handicrafts Sector—Meaning and Scope

Handicrafts in Five Year Plans

Handicrafts in India—Current Status

Issues and Challenges for the Handicrafts Sector

Handicraft Industry in Uttarakhand

Important Handicrafts of Uttarakhand: Attributes and Problems

Promoting Handicrafts: Areas for Specific Action

The Economics of Handicrafts: Exports and Earnings

A Policy Support Network

Summary and Conclusion

References

10. Tourism.

Introduction

Tourist Arrivals in Uttarakhand

Tourism Circuits in Uttarakhand

Profile of the Tourists: Survey Results

Tourism Budget

Tourism Infrastructure Index and Tourism Potential

Economic Impact of Tourism in Uttarakhand

Tourism Policy

Problems of Tourism in Uttarakhand

Recommendations

References

11. Telecommunication and Information Technology.

Introduction

Information Technology

12. Power.

Introduction

Current Status

Evaluation of Current Status

Feasible Targets and Strategies

References

13. Roads.

Introduction

Present Status

Schemes for Road Connectivity

Recent Initiatives and Policy Framework of the State Government

Conclusion and Strategic Recommendations

14. Water Resources.

Introduction

Organisational Set-up and Management of Water Resources

Water Requirement

Resource Assessment

Problems and Key Issues

Conclusion and Recommendations

References

15. Urban Area Development.

Introduction

Overview of Urban Issues

Reform Initiatives

Agenda for Action

Strategies and Recommendations

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