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Regional Development and

Source of Employment in
Uttar Pradesh
Is there Paradigm Shift ?
August 14th , 2010 – Isabella Thoburn Lucknow

Yogesh Bandhu Arya


Giri Institute of Development Studies
Lucknow

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U.P. and India in Figures
Uttar Percentage Share of
Head Year India
Pradesh U.P. in India
1 2 3 4 5
Geographical Area
2001 241 3287
(000,km) 7.3
Population in Lakh
Total 2001 1662 10287 16.2
Male 2001 876 5322 16.5
Femal 2001 786 4965 15.8
Rural 2001 1317 7426 17.7
Urban 2001 345 2861 12.1
SC 2001 351 1666 21.1
ST 2001 1 843 0.1

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U.P. and India in Figures
Uttar % Share of
Head Year India
Pradesh U.P. in India
1 2 3 4 5
Registered under Factory Act

Number in Thousand 2004-05 10 136 7.0

Working in Factories (in Thousand) 2004-05 588 8454 7.0


Invested Capital (in Lakh) 2004-05 51608 759418 6.8

Total Output (crore rs.) 2004-05 109139 1672561 6.5

Net Value Added (in Crore) 2004-05 14298 259907 5.5

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U.P. and India in Figures
Uttar Percentage Share
Head Year India
Pradesh of U.P. in India
1 2 3 4 5
Main Worker
(a) Total 2001 540 4022 13.4
(b) Agricultural 2001 222 1273 17.4
Agricultural Labour 2001 134 1068 12.5
Domestic Industry 2001 30 170 17.6
Other Services 2001 154 1512 10.2

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Uttar Pradesh – Some Facts
16 per cent of the population

19 per cent of total food grain

47 per cent of all lentils

15 per cent of the total fabric.

30 per cent of the total workforce of artisans

60 per cent of India‘s total handicraft exports.

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Uttar Pradesh – Some Glorious Facts
First in terms of production of wheat, sugarcane, maize, potato
vegetables, livestock products, including milk.

Largest share of small scale units (5.8 lakh) .

The second-largest economy in the country after Maharashtra.

Largest railway network in the country

In software exports it ranks next to Karnataka.

Second largest road network in the country after Maharashtra.

Robust industrial infrastructure, including 15 industrial areas, 12


specialized parks
One of the top tourist destinations , with almost 25 per cent of
the all foreign tourists , visiting Uttar Pradesh.

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Uttar Pradesh – Some Embarrassing Facts
Largest no of BPL Families

Absolute Number of Poor and Landless Farmers

Illiterate

Largest number of Backward Districts

Largest absolute number of hungary people

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Poverty in Uttar Pradesh
Very High (Above 50%) High (40% To 50 %) Moderate (20% To 40%) Low (Below 20%)
District % District % District % District %
Kaushambi 74.65 Kanpur (Nagar) 49.93 Gonda 36.95 Moradabad 19.77
Hardoi 74.00 Pratapgarh 49.09 Kannauj 35.85 Agra 19.43
Bahraich 72.11 Lucknow 49.06 Balrampur 35.69 Gautam Budh Nagar 19.00
Mirzapur 68.38 Ghazipur 48.50 Azamgarh 32.87 Hathras 17.91
Sonbhadra 64.53 Jalaun (Orai) 48.34 Farukkhabad 32.64 Etah 17.26
Kanpur Dehat 60.87 Faizabad 48.22 Rampur 31.83 Mathura 16.24
Shravasti 60.53 Basti 47.64 Maharajganj 30.76 Aligarh 14.64
Unnao 59.51 Etawah 46.34 Lalitpur 30.47 Firozabad 13.61
Ambedkar Nagar 59.15 Barabanki 46.15 Jhansi 29.19 Budaun 12.24
Rae Bareli 57.78 Sant Kabir Nagar 45.99 Gorakhpur 28.24 Muzaffarnagar 11.68
Sitapur 57.46 Hamirpur 45.32 Allahabad 28.17 Deoria 11.67
Chitrakoot 55.13 Pilibhit 45.23 Bareilly 27.50 Bulandshahar 10.34
Sultanpur 54.62 Jaunpur 43.65 Saharanpur 24.56 Meerut 8.38
Shahjahanpur 54.11 Mau 43.34 Jyotiba Phulle Nagar 24.45 Ghaziabad 7.12
Ballia 51.55 Orraiya 43.23 Varanasi 24.24 Baghpat 6.66
Lakhimpur Kheri 51.01 Chandauli 43.10 Bijnor 23.67
Fatehpur 42.77 Sant Ravidas Nagar 22.74
Siddharth Nagar 42.74 Mahoba 21.33
Kushi Nagar 42.66
Mainpuri 42.52
Banda 40.85
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Share of Private Sector in Employment

20.28 20.44

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Percentage Distribution of GSDP

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Some inference ………..

UP’s performance on Development


Parameters are not Encouraging

Sectoral Growth is not Consistence


in terms of Regional Development

Role of Public Sector is Declining

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What is paradigm shift

Paradigm shift (or revolutionary


A radical change in thinking
science) is the term first coined
from an accepted point of view
by Thomas Kuhn in his
to a new one, necessitated
influential book The Structure of
when new scientific discoveries
Scientific Revolutions (1962) to
produce anomalies in the
describe a change in basic
current paradigm; A radical
assumptions within the ruling
change in thinking from an
theory of science. It is in
accepted point of view to a
contrast to his idea of normal
new belief
science.

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We have to Look Major Economic Policy to check Is there
Paradigm shift in the Role of State ??

Agricultural Policy

Industrial Policy

Licensing policy

Monetary policy

Fiscal policy

Commercial policy

Pricing policy.

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Tank You ......

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