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

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UNDP s Gender-Related Development Index-A Computation for Indian States

The gender-related development index (GDI) proposed In UNDP's 1995 Human Development Report concentrates on the same variables as the human development index (HDI) but focuses on the inequality between men and women as well as on the average achievement of all people taken together. This paper computes the GDI for 16 Indian states for which data are available, and ranks them along with 130 countries of the world.

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