India’s Social Development in a Decade of Reforms: 1990–91/1999–2000

  title={India’s Social Development in a Decade of Reforms: 1990–91/1999–2000},
  author={Amal Kanti Ray},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  • A. Ray
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Economics
  • Social Indicators Research
The economic reforms initiated in India in 1991 have brought about visible upliftment of economic conditions of the country. This paper examines if the economic process is associated with an enhancement of India’s social development in equal measure in the reform decade of nineties. Ray (1989) considered thirteen social indicators of India and constructed the country’s social development index (SDI) as a certain weighted average of the selected indicators, for the years between 1950–51 and 1975… 
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