Facets and Factors of Human Development in Tripura
Growth and Human Development in North-East India, pp. 281-296, P. Nayak, ed., Oxford University Press, 2009
21 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2008 Last revised: 8 Jun 2017
Date Written: August 3, 2008
This paper systematically presents the geographical and historical forces that have shaped the resource base, infrastructure, connectivity, socio-economic milieu and consequently the economy of Tripura determining the level of human development in the state. In spite of a great burden of population on its fragile economy, the state has secured an appreciable score in matters of education and health. The human development of the state needs to be harnessed to promote economic growth in terms of increased productivity and higher per capita income. Human development has also to concord with enhanced dexterity and favorable attitude to economic development.
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