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Poverty & economic development

Vinod Kumar Gupta

Poverty & economic development

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Published by Arihant Pub. House in Jaipur, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rajasthan (India),
  • India,
  • Rajasthan
    • Subjects:
    • Rural poor -- India -- Rajasthan -- Case studies.,
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- India -- Rajasthan -- Case studies.,
    • Dalits -- India -- Rajasthan -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.,
    • Rajasthan (India) -- Scheduled tribes -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.

    • About the Edition

      Study with reference to the economically weak sections of society in Rajasthan.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-206).

      Other titlesPoverty and economic development.
      StatementVinod Kumar Gupta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC437.R3 G87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1379068M
      ISBN 108172300387
      LC Control Number92911427
      OCLC/WorldCa30896518


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