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

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Development and Intra-State Disparities in Bihar

Although Nitish Kumar's victory in the Bihar assembly elections reflects a positive response to the development track record and the restoration of law and order in the last five years, the uneven distribution of benefits from public investment and development initiatives at the village level flows from the existing socio-economic disparities at the grass root level. A field survey in 80 villages during 2008-09 brought out the extent of intra-state disparities.

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