ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Identification of Levels of Development-Case of Maharashtra

Case of Maharashtra K Seeta Prabhu P C Sarker The study arrives at an unambiguous classification of the sectoral as well as aggregate levels of development of the districts of Maharashtra for 1985-86 using three different techniques, viz. ranking, indexing and principal components. The final classification of districts for the aggregate level of development was obtained using Wald's criterion. In the final classification, 11 districts were identified as being highly developed, while three districts were considered as belonging to the middle level of development The remaining 15 districts were classified as underdeveloped.

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