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Orissa HDR Summary (2004)

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This report highlights the salient features of the State’s progress and challenges in sectors such as education, health, income, gender, rural and tribal livelihoods and disaster management.

The Orissa Human Development Report (HDR) 2004 is the first initiative of the State Government to analyse the State's accomplishments vis-à-vis livelihood, health and education as well as some key issues that are central to human development in the State’s context such as food security and vulnerability to natural disasters. It brings to the fore the problems faced by women and the Scheduled Tribes. The HDR also elaborates on the critical issue of financing for human development. 

This report is a summary of the Orissa HDR that highlights the salient features of the State’s progress and challenges in sectors such as education, health, income, gender, rural and tribal livelihoods and disaster management. The Orissa HDR highlights the policy and programme initiatives of the State with regard to key human development sectors that would enable this important part of India to meet national development goals and fulfill people’s aspirations for a decent quality of life.

The HDR emphasises the critical role of State policies to address the challenges in the provisioning of human development in areas such as food security, primary healthcare, duration and quality of education, gender justice and sustainable management of forest and water resources.

Publication: Orissa HDR Summary (2004)

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