Role of Science & Technology, Higher Education and Research in Regional Socio-Economic Development
AbstractThis paper is an attempt to focus on the role of Science and Technology (S&T) on regional development of India by considering 21 Indian states. The Index approach using the Principal Component technique has been adopted. For analysing the impact, a set of three indices focussing on Current Economic Status, S & T and Welfare has been calculated. Further, using the S&T Index as the basis, the states have been classified into four major categories. Inter and intra-group comparisons are discussed. [NCAER WP NO 98]
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Science and Technology; regional disparity; development; regional development; liberalisation; contruction; composite index; Principal Components; indicators; welfare indictors; India; Benchmarking results; intra-group comparisons;
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