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A Study of Human Development among Tea-Garden Community in Dibrugarh District of Assam

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Dharmaraj Hazarika, Dr. Shanta Arakeri V.



Adult literacy, Human development, Human Development Index. Human Well-being, Life expectancy, Schooling, Tea garden community, UNDP



As a scientific method of measuring development of a nation, HDI index has various superiorities over the traditional income based measures of development. It reflects the real scenario of development of human well-being. Though the Human Development Index has primarily space dimension, still it can be used to construct the Human Development Index by tribes, communities, ethnicity and religion. This paper is an attempt to analyze the status of human development of tea garden community of Assam. By adopting both old and new methodology of UNDP, HDI for the community is calculated. Both the values of HDI are very low as compared to the state and national average.



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