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EEmerging Development Issues in A Resource Region

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  • G S Sastry

    (Institute for social and Economic Change)

  • R Jagannatha Rao

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Sustainable development of a mountainous region is highly complex for its location specificity. The Western Ghats, a well-known hill-forest region has emerged as a highly developed region with the highest per capita income, infrastructure availability and decreasing and increasing importance of primary and secondary sectors respectively. The region has also recorded a higher rate of urbanization, industrialisation and literacy- especially female literacy- and female work participation. Hence, its development as a hill-forest region is at stake.

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  • G S Sastry & R Jagannatha Rao, 2002. "EEmerging Development Issues in A Resource Region," Working Papers 120, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
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    Sustainable Development; Western Ghats;

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