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Inter-District Disparities in Economic Development in Chhattisgarh


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1 School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India
2 Government College, Vaishali Nagar, Bhilai, India
     

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This research paper examines inter-district disparities in economic development in Chhattisgarh stateover the period of 2001-02 to 2011-12. Using Principal Component Analysis (PCA) composite index of economic development (CIED) has been constructed for evaluating status of economic development among 16 districts of Chhattisgarh. This study concludes that top ranked districts of Chhattisgarh at CIED has been Durg, Raipur and Korba and they has retained their topmost position in the ranking during both reference years at CIED. ED in Raipur, Dhamtari and Raigarh districts of Chhattisgarh has improved significantly over the period of a decade 2001-02 to 2011-12. On the other hand districts such as Dantewada, Surguja, Bastar, Kanker and Jashpur were at bottom of CIED over the period of 2001-02 to 2011-12.

Keywords

Economic Development, Disparity, CIED, PCA.
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Authors

Nilesh Kumar Tiwari
School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India
Ritesh Kumar Agrawal
Government College, Vaishali Nagar, Bhilai, India
Ravindra Brahme
School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India

Abstract


This research paper examines inter-district disparities in economic development in Chhattisgarh stateover the period of 2001-02 to 2011-12. Using Principal Component Analysis (PCA) composite index of economic development (CIED) has been constructed for evaluating status of economic development among 16 districts of Chhattisgarh. This study concludes that top ranked districts of Chhattisgarh at CIED has been Durg, Raipur and Korba and they has retained their topmost position in the ranking during both reference years at CIED. ED in Raipur, Dhamtari and Raigarh districts of Chhattisgarh has improved significantly over the period of a decade 2001-02 to 2011-12. On the other hand districts such as Dantewada, Surguja, Bastar, Kanker and Jashpur were at bottom of CIED over the period of 2001-02 to 2011-12.

Keywords


Economic Development, Disparity, CIED, PCA.