Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012

Author: Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 9351500837
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Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012 from the Author: Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration. The present Maharashtra Human Development Report (MHDR) 2012 keeps the spirit of the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans of ‘faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth’ at the core of its analysis. MHDR 2002 was the state’s first effort in focusing on the prevailing human development scenario in the spheres of growth, poverty, equity, education, health and nutrition. Since then the state has come a long way in the last decade, achieving near-complete enrolments at the primary school level, a wide coverage of health infrastructure and initiation of new incentives, to name a few. The 2012 Report goes beyond being just a situation-analysis of the current human development scenario to a more analytical exercise in facilitating a deeper understanding of what and where the inequalities are, how capabilities can be enhanced, what has been the progress, where the shortfalls are and where the thrust of efforts to promote human development should be. Recognizing the centrality of inclusive growth processes to human development, the need to study human development outcomes disaggregated by gender, rural–urban, regional and social groups is the focal point of this Report. The outcome would be the identification of specific human development goals, evidence-based policy recommendations and directions to how those excluded from the growth and human development processes can be included to reap the benefits of the same.

Human Development Report 2016

Author: United Nations Development Programme
Publisher: Human Development Report (Pape
ISBN: 9789211264135
Size: 14.88 MB
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Human Development Report 2016 from the Author: United Nations Development Programme. This report focuses on how human development can be ensured for everyone, now and in future. It starts with an account of the hopes and challenges of today's world, envisioning where humanity wants to go. This vision draws from and builds on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It explores who has been left behind in human development progress and why. It argues that to ensure that human development reaches everyone, some aspects of the human development framework and assessment perspectives have to be brought to the fore. The Report also identifies the national policies and key strategies to ensure that will enable every human being achieve at least basic human development and to sustain and protect the gains.

Life Satisfaction Empowerment And Human Development Among Women In Sex Work In The Red Light Area Of Pune Maharashtra India

Author: Anna Rodríguez Casadevall
Publisher: Universitat de València
ISBN: 8437098815
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Life Satisfaction Empowerment And Human Development Among Women In Sex Work In The Red Light Area Of Pune Maharashtra India from the Author: Anna Rodríguez Casadevall. Saheli HIV/AIDS Karyakarta Sangh es un colectivo de trabajadoras sexuales y una organización basada en la comunidad fundada en 1998 en Pune (Maharashtra, India), cuya misión es empoderar a mujeres de la prostitución mediante la colectivización. En agosto de 2012, 17 miembros de Saheli participaron en el taller Imagine Empowerment Workshop, diseñado para fortalecer a las mujeres en circunstancias vitales exigentes y así concebir y crear nuevas posibilidades para sus vidas, sus familias y sus comunidades a través de la participación. La investigación que aquí se presenta, pretende evaluar el impacto del Imagine Empowerment Workshop y del fortalecimiento de las trabajadoras sexuales de Saheli HIV/AIDS Karyakarta Sangh, prestando especial atención a las áreas de interés de este colectivo.

Women And Human Development

Author: Martha C. Nussbaum
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521003858
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Women And Human Development from the Author: Martha C. Nussbaum. Martha Nussbaum proposes a kind of feminism that is genuinely international.

Efficiency Of Social Sector Expenditure In India

Author: Brijesh C Purohit
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317663691
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Efficiency Of Social Sector Expenditure In India from the Author: Brijesh C Purohit. Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This book focuses on the social sector in India and provides an overview of the sector. The book looks at 15 major Indian states between the year 2000-2011 to see how these states had invested in social sector and whether they had met the criteria of efficient social sector investment. Using stochastic frontier models, the book provides an efficiency norm and making use of this normative estimate, it compares performance across 15 Indian states and suggests important policy implications to improve the future performance of the social sector. The book adopts various quantitative techniques in the analysis and establishes that inefficient and inappropriate allocation of inputs was made in both health and education sectors. The book suggests that such problems and future challenges could be overcome by an appropriate mix of emphasis in different activities. This book will provide insight for those who want to learn more about how to build the capacity of the social sector in more efficient manner by exploring the social sector of India.

World Development Report 2012

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821388126
Size: 39.25 MB
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World Development Report 2012 from the Author: World Bank. This year's World Development Report looks at facts and trends regarding the various dimensions of gender equality in the context of the development process.

Economic Survey 2015 16

Author: Ministry of Finance Government of India
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780199469284
Size: 42.92 MB
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Economic Survey 2015 16 from the Author: Ministry of Finance Government of India. A flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, the Economic Survey reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous twelve months, summarizes the performance on major development programmes, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term. This document is presented to both houses of Parliament during the Budget Session, tabled a day ahead of the Union Budget. The survey is the most authoritative and updated source of data on Indias economy. It highlights a growth rate of 7.6% hailing India as a bright spot amidst a slowing global economy. Elucidating further, it identifies wide-ranging challenges and summarizes policy and performance of the government, while advocating inclusive development in key sectors with the right strategies, policies, and interventions. The focus is on ensuring macro-economic stability and prudent fiscal management through a fresh set of economic reforms and policy initiatives to counter risks of global slowdown.

India Infrastructure Report 2012

Author: Idfc Foundation,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134952651
Size: 41.63 MB
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India Infrastructure Report 2012 from the Author: Idfc Foundation,. Today, India’s education sector remains a victim of poor policies, restrictive regulations and orthodoxy. Despite being enrolled in schools, children are not learning adequately. Increasingly, parents are seeking alternatives through private inputs in school and tuition. Students are dropping out from secondary school in spite of high financial returns of secondary education, and those who do complete it have inferior conceptual knowledge. Higher education is over-regulated and under-governed, keeping away serious private providers and reputed global institutes. Graduates from high schools, colleges and universities are not readily employable, and few are willing to pay for skill development. Ironically, the Right to Education Act, if strictly enforced, will result in closure of thousands of non-state schools, and millions of poor children will be left without access to education. Eleventh in the series, India Infrastructure Report 2012 discusses challenges in the education sector — elementary, secondary, higher, and vocational — and explores strategies for constructive change and opportunities for the private sector. It suggests that immediate steps are required to reform the sector to reap the benefits from India’s ‘demographic dividend’ due to a rise in the working age population. Result of a collective effort led by the IDFC Foundation, this Report brings together a range of perspectives from academics, researchers and practitioners committed to enhancing educational practices. It will be an invaluable resource for policymakers, researchers and corporates.