Empirical Analysis of Inter District Infrastructural Development in Odisha

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
© 2017 by SSRG - IJHSS Journal
Volume 4 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Dr. Prasanta Kumar Pradhan
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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Pradhan, "Empirical Analysis of Inter District Infrastructural Development in Odisha," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 4,  no. 6, pp. 23-26, 2017. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23942703/IJHSS-V4I6P106


The present paper is an effort to measure the level of Infrastructural development in odisha at two points of time i.e. 1994-95 and 2011-12. The inter-district Infrastructural development has been measured by using a composite development index named as equal weightage Index method .The districts are classified into developed (D), moderately developed (MD) and less developed (LD) category and then ranked on the basis of the values of Infrastructural Development Indices (IDI). The study reveals that in terms of Infrastructural development in Odisha, the number of less developed (LD) districts increases from 9 to 11, whereas the number of developed (D) remains same over the years. This shows specific evidence about the fact that there has been slow progress of Infrastructural development in the state. It is therefore, a matter of serious concern and requires immediate attention of the Government.


Infrastructural development, Index method, Less developed, Odisha, Infrastructural development index (IDI).


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