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Planning for Underdevelopment-The Case of Doon Valley

Planning for Underdevelopment The Case of Doon Valley J Bandyopadhyay Vandana Shiva 'Economic growth' and 'development' are categories that are class-based, and their operation within a society leads to improved well-being for a minority while simultaneously denying the majority the access to basic resources for basic needs satisfaction, thus rendering them, underdeveloped. Underdevelopment is therefore one of the final states created by development plans and not an initial state on which such plans act.

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