Rural development statistics 2011-12

This annual issue of Rural Development Statistics, the 22nd in the series is a compilation, analysis and presentation of data on selected key socio-economic and demographic parameters of people living in rural areas. The achievements of Anti-Poverty Programmes implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India are highlighted with specific reference to the National Flagship Programmes of Rural Development. It also shows the present status of various States/UTs in regard to development issues such as poverty and unemployment. In the current issue, the Socio- Economic Development indicators for the major sectors and Rural Poverty Profiles (2009-10) are presented to highlight a pan- Indian rural development scenario. This volume consists of 331 tables spread over 13 sections. An explanatory note of contents is given at the beginning of each section. The reference years for presentation of data relate to mostly 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

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