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Asian Journal of Management
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 3
First page : ( 1171) Last page : ( 1176)
Print ISSN : 0976-495X. Online ISSN : 2321-5763.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5763.2018.00189.0

Regional Inequality in Education, Health and Income Human Development in Karnataka

Dr. Niranjan R1,*, Rajappa S2

1Assistant Professor, Dept. of Studies and Research in Economics, V S K University, Ballari

2Research Scholar, Dept. of Studies and Research in Economics, V S K University, Ballari, rajas9591@gmail.com

*Corresponding Author E-mail: Nijannr@gmail.com

Online published on 30 January, 2019.

Abstract

Karnataka is one of the pioneering states that have gradually become low level human development state, in terms of proportion of people living below the poverty line, and with much slower improvements in human development indicators than other parts of the state. There are large inequalities within the state. Human development is of enlarging people's choice. It is based on secondary data. The study is related to all the districts of Karnataka. In this study data period 2001–2011, study using simple statistical tools. Karnataka HDI figures have shown wide inter district variation, the estimated value of HDI varies from 0.650 to 0.508 HDI values in 2001–2011, Data depicts that Bangalore urban to the best performing district during 2001–2011 periods. Raichur and Gulbarga were the Low performing districts in terms of HDI in 2001, and then Raichur and Yadgiri were the worst performing districts in terms of HDI until 2011. However, the most recent HDI calculations for the year 2011–12 reveal that Yadgiri is now the worst performing district and large inequality. Literacy rate has Dakshina Kannada were the highest district and Yadagiri had the low literacy districts in Karnataka in 2001–2011. Health indices has Raichure district is highest and Bangalore is lowest district IMR in Karnataka in 2001–2011. Karnataka had growth rate of GDP and per capita Income While Bangalore, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Udupi, Ballari districts were the highest per capita income. While Bidar, Koppal, Yadgiri and Gulbarga districts were lowest per capita income in 2011. Human Development Index would significantly contribute to the preparation of better plans focusing on the Human Development Indicators.

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Keywords

Human Development, Regional Inequality, Education Index, Health index, Income index.

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