Development Problem, Strategy, and Technology Choice: Sarvodaya and Socialist Approaches in India

  title={Development Problem, Strategy, and Technology Choice: Sarvodaya and Socialist Approaches in India},
  author={Vinayak V. Bhatt},
  journal={Economic Development and Cultural Change},
  pages={85 - 99}
  • V. Bhatt
  • Published 1 October 1982
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
Long before independence, there were two development ideologies in India-the Sarvodaya one (the word was derived from Ruskin's Unto This Last)' represented by Gandhi, and the socialist one with Nehru as its spokesman. The major objective of both was to remove poverty and unemployment through socioeconomic development in an environment of freedom and democracy. However, there were major differences between their development strategies and the implicit technology policies. For Gandhi, the… Expand
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