Contribution Of Social Infrastructure On Human Development: A Cross Section Study Of Indian States

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Nihal Jyoti Das,


Human development is and should be the primary concern of any government. Though there are various factors contributing towards human development, but social infrastructure plays a pivotal role in it. It is among the most important priorities of any government to make efforts towards the creation of social infrastructure. This study is an attempt to evaluate the contribution of social infrastructure like governance, health and education on the Human Development Index (HDI) of various states of India. A logit model is used and regression analysis is carried out to see the contribution. The result shows that health infrastructure has a positive impact whereas education infrastructure has a negative impact on HDI..

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