A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX OF SELECTED INDIAN STATES

Ashish Dhar Mishra, Rahul Chaudhary

Abstract


The Human Development Index is a statistical tool used to measure countries overall achievements in its social and economic dimensions.  The social and economic dimension of a country based on the people’s health, education level of people and their standard of living. At present time the overall average of HDI score of India is 0.55 (approx.)

This paper tried to find out major factor of Human Development Index like health index, education index and income index. The objective of this study is found out the trend of human development of Indian states and to suggest measures for improving human development. In this paper researchers have prepared the human development index of states of India and providing the ranking on basis of human development index and also providing the ranking on the basis of sub index. Conclusion of the study as follows: In this study researcher found that some states have good health index and highest ranked like Kerala then Punjab, Maharashtra. Some states have good education index and highest ranked like Himanchal Pradesh has taken highest rank, Tamil Nadu then Kerala. Some states have good income index and highest ranking like Haryana, Maharashtra, and then Gujarat.


Keywords


Human Development Index; Health Index; Education Index; Income Index; GDP

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