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Islands of Growth-A Note on Haryana Experience and Some Possible Implications

Islands of Growth A Note on Haryana Experience and Some Possible Implications Sheila Bhalla The purposes of this paper are: (i) to examine, in detail, whether or not the dynmnic growth processes of states like Haryana really did initiate the kinds of sectoral output, employment, demographic and demand structure shifts required for sustained development, at least in the states concerned; (ii) to consider whether there is any possibility that such regions may "take off", and eventually carry the rest of the country with them, party through the painful process of induced migration; and (iii) to draw attention to some possible implications of the apparent drift of regional development policy.

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