Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012

Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012

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The present Maharashtra Human Development Report (MHDR) 2012 keeps the spirit of the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans of a€˜faster, sustainable and more inclusive growtha€™ at the core of its analysis. MHDR 2002 was the statea€™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, rurala€“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.Maharashtra is close to achieving the goals in infrastructure gaps, with significant improvements in health ... putting into place several incentive packages including cash incentives to PHC staff for increasing the institutional delivery rate by three ... Substantial improvement in institutional deliveries from 11.0 lakhs in 2006a€“07 to 13.5 lakhs in 2007a€“08, to 15.5 lakhs in ... Sickle Cell Programme, Telemedicine program, Health Advisory Call Center, School Health Program are unique pro-anbsp;...

Title:Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012
Author:Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration
Publisher:SAGE Publications India - 2014-04-30


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