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Title: Growth and Structure of Industrial Sector in Himachal Pradesh
Authors: Kumar S.
Pattanaik F.
Kalyanbrata Bhattacharya
Published in: Journal of Regional Development and Planning
Abstract: This paper has addressed the issue of industrial growth in Himachal Pradesh at aggregate as well as districts level with various policies that state government has adopted for promoting the industrialization. The findings revealed that over the time period government of Himachal Pradesh has created a set of institution and implemented several industrial polices for encouraging the industrialization in the state. As a result growth of industrial sector in the state has improved after the economic reform and especially after the announcement of special package by Government of India to the Himachal Pradesh. The growth pattern of different industries shows that, over the period, highest growth has been observed in the Food Processing Industry followed by Miscellaneous Engineering, Pharma Products, Plastics, Packaging’s, Electricals and Electronics, whereas, the lowest growth has been recorded in the industries like Foot wears, Aromatic/Medical Herbs Based Shop, Chemicals and Automobiles. Apart from this disparity in the growth of industrial sector has been widen across the districts over the time. Advance districts like Solan, Sirmour and Una have become more industrialized as compared to backwards districts because of their location and availability of better infrastructure facilities
Citation: Journal of Regional Development and Planning (2017), 6(1): 33-44
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Rajarshi Majumder, University of Burdwan, Golapbag, Burdwan, INDIA
Author Affiliations: Kumar, S., Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee
Pattanaik, F., Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee
Funding Details: NA
Corresponding Author: Kumar, S.; Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee
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