Kerala Development Report

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Academic Foundation, 2008 - Business & Economics - 476 pages
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Full of data on various sectors and issues—among them finance, tourism, foreign trade, agriculture, and governance—this report on the state of Kerala is designed to benefit businesses, NGOs, and policy makers. While Kerala has a strong economy and is India’s most literate state, areas such as human rights and the treatment of women and minorities leave room for improvement. This extensive reference discusses the constraints and challenges faced by Kerala and provides a blueprint for its socioeconomic progress.
  

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Contents

S
23
List of Tables Figures and Boxes
27
Geographical and Historical Features
49
CONTD
71
Growth and Employment
89
Financial Services and Fiscal Reforms
103
Loans Issued by PACs Purposewise
128
Agriculture
153
Distribution of Plan Outlay
292
Healthcare
297
Food Security and Public Distribution
319
Ageing and Social Security
341
Outlier Communities
355
Migration and Development
381
Gender and Development
403
Tourism
425

Industrial Development
173
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176
Infrastructure
203
Education
255
Science and Technology
281
Local Selfgovernment
443
Governance at the State Level
459
The Kerala Environment
469
Factors Promoting Accountability
475
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\The Planning Commission, Government of India, is the part of the government of India entrusted with drawing out extensive five-year plans for the country's development and playing a crucial role in the planning and policy-making process.