viii, 259p., Tables, Maps., App., Bib., Index, 25 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. India: Diversities and Disparities; 2. Diversities and Disparities: The case of India; 3. Regional Perspective on the New World; 4. India: Disparities in Demographic Development; 5. Central Assistance and International-State Disparities; 6. A New Perspective in the Regional Disparities in Development: The Indian View; 7. An Approach to Regionalization; 8. Regional Planning in India; 9. Balanced Regional Development and Planning Regions; 10. The Regional Personality of Maharashtra; 11. West Bengal: A Profile of the Region; 12. Regional Disparities in Karnataka; 13. Regional Disparities and Development in Jammu and Kashmir.
India’s economic plans are a conscious effort to galvanize all the forces working in the society so as to foster social as well as individual development. When Indian became free in 1947, there were great challenges in front of her. She was steeped in mass unemployment and under development, an illiterate and untrained labour forces. Her problems required a big national effort in economic front. Through this book, editor had tried to explore the subject in multi-dimensional approach. The countries national and international policies would definitely put India at par with developed nations.