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The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Pulin B. Nayak, Santosh C. Panda, and Prasanta K. Pattanaik


The Economy of Odisha: A Profile presents a comprehensive account of different sectors (for example, agriculture, industries, mining, transportation and power, education, and health) of the economy of Odisha and also several specific problems (for example, poverty and malnutrition) which continue to beset the state despite its recent progress. The book also provides a discussion of the recent growth experience of Odisha and the impact of fiscal adjustments, as well as a critique of the strategy of development that has been pursued in the state in recent years. The purpose of the volume is to p ... More

Keywords: Odisha, agriculture, industry, mining, transportation and power, natural disasters, forests and water resources, poverty, malnutrition, tribal population, education, health, fiscal adjustments, development strategy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199464784
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pulin B. Nayak, editor
Retired Professor, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi

Santosh C. Panda, editor
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Economics, South Asian University, New Delhi

Prasanta K. Pattanaik, editor
Professor emeritus and professor of the graduate division, University of California, Riverside, USA

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Pulin B. Nayak, Santosh C. Panda, and Prasanta K. Pattanaik

Part I Agriculture

2 Land Ownership and Tenancy in Odisha

Sarthak Gaurav and Srijit Mishra*

Part II Industries, Mining, Transportation, and Power

4 Industry in Odisha

Adwait Mohanty

5 Mining and Odisha’s Economy

Amarendra Das and Satyananda Acharya

Part III Forests, Water, and Natural Disasters

Part IV Education, Health, and Poverty

9 Educational Outcomes in Odisha

Narayan Chandra Nayak, Sharmita Dhar, and Pratap Kumar Mahakur

10 Health and Healthcare in Odisha

Himanshu Sekhar Rout and Abhash Kumar Hota

13 Tribal Movements and Livelihoods*

Sakti Padhi and Nilakantha Panigrahi

Part V State Finances and the Planning Strategy of the State Government

14 The Impact of Fiscal Adjustments in Odisha*

Tapas K. Sen and Sarit Kumar Rout

Some Political Constraints on Economic Development

Pulin B. Nayak, Santosh C. Panda, and Prasanta K. Pattanaik