|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 :|
Foreword by Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission.
Message from Chief Minister, Uttarakhand.
Message from Member, Planning Commission.
List of Tables, Figures and Appendices.
1. Social and Economic Condition: An Overview.
Area, Land Use and Habitation Pattern
Physical and Financial Infrastructure
Financial Condition of the State
2. Economic Growth and Development Strategy.
Structure of the Economy and Revealed Advantages
Investment and Growth Linkage
SWOT Analysis of the Economy
3. State Finances.
Overview of the State Finances
Fiscal Management and Predictive Performance of Budget Estimates
Fiscal Prospects and Reforms Needed
4. Poverty and Remedial Programmes.
Poverty in Uttarakhand
Anti-poverty Programmes in Uttarakhand
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
Overview of State of Education in Uttarakhand
Accessibility of Schools
Infrastructure Facilities in Schools
Quality of Education
7. An Assessment of Growth Opportunities in Uttarakhand Agriculture.
Characterisation of the Production Environment
Opportunities for Growth
Strategies for Harnessing Growth Opportunities
An Overview of Industry in Uttarakhand
Industrial Competitiveness of Uttarakhand in Organised Sector
Analysis of Problems and Prospects
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
Tourist Arrivals in Uttarakhand
Tourism Circuits in Uttarakhand
Profile of the Tourists: Survey Results
Tourism Infrastructure Index and Tourism Potential
Economic Impact of Tourism in Uttarakhand
Problems of Tourism in Uttarakhand
11. Telecommunication and Information Technology.
Evaluation of Current Status
Feasible Targets and Strategies
Schemes for Road Connectivity
Recent Initiatives and Policy Framework of the State Government
Conclusion and Strategic Recommendations
14. Water Resources.
Organisational Set-up and Management of Water Resources
Problems and Key Issues
Conclusion and Recommendations
15. Urban Area Development.
Overview of Urban Issues
Agenda for Action
Strategies and Recommendations
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