Statistics and Development Issues
This book presents several current issues of economic development and statistical intervention. The specialized research papers on diverse areas will be a relevant resource set for economists, planners and the researchers in related areas. It will help generate a better idea on the role of statistics in policy and programme implementation.
The book has four parts. The first part of this book mainly focuses on official statistics, capacity building and core issues in a statistical system and the contributors to this part are eminent personalities like Dr. M. S. Gill, former Honorable Minister for Statistics & Programme Implementation, New Delhi, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy
Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India, Dr. R. Luttikhuizen and Prof. Indira Rajaraman. The second part focuses on the application of statistics to society and
human development. Contributors to this section are Prof. H. Yanai et al., Prof. T.J. Rao, Prof. D. Basu and Prof. V. Mirosnik. The third part deals with Population Statistics, Public Administration, Economic Development and their Problems and Prospects. The list of contributors here includes Prof. R.B. Bhagat, Mr. R. Mehta, Prof. M. Pal, Prof. L.Ladusingh, Prof. S. Kumari and Prof. K. Kumari. In the fourth part along with the statistical and social aspects, special attention is given to the environmental issues through papers by Dr. B. Ghosh, Ms. N. Singha Roy and Mr. A. Das. The articles have been carefully chosen and edited from the pool of papers, presented in the Diamond Jubilee Conference of the International Statistical Education Centre at both Kolkata and Delhi. It will doubtlessly prove to be an invaluable resource to all future researchers working in this area. The readers will also observe that the volume
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