Description - India: Economic Reforms & Social Sectors by Vibha Mathur
While the Indian economy has performed well in terms of growth rate of GDP in the recent past, its performance in the form of human development indicators has been unsatisfactory. Social sectors like health, family welfare, education, employment, women empowerment, and rural infrastructure have lagged behind in the race for better standard of living. This book examines various issues associated with social uplift of Indian masses. It explains various schemes and programmes of the government to improve the living conditions of the disadvantaged groups of Indian society and comments on their implementation.
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New Century Publications
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Author Biography - Vibha Mathur
Dr. Vibha Mathur is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Commerce, Jesus and Mary College (JMC), University of Delhi, New Delhi. She received her M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics (DSE), University of Delhi. She has written extensively on Indias foreign trade and authored a number of books on the subject. The prominent ones include: Foreign Trade, Export-Import Policy and Regional Trade Agreements of India, WTO and India: Development Agenda for the 21st Century, and India-European Union Trade Prospects and the Impact of Euro. She was a visiting fellow at the European Commission and Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, in May 2001. In June 2005, she visited, as a guest, the University of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. In March 2003, she was selected by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi for a post-doctoral research project titled: Birth of Euro and its Implications for India-Eurozone Trade. The project was successfully completed and submitted to UGC in May 2005. She has also completed another UGC project titled: Trade Liberalisation and its Impact on India-ASEAN Trade.