Human Development

Rural infrastructure provision in India: mapping the Bharat Nirman programme

  • Blog Post Date 31 October, 2014
  • IGC Research on India
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Oliver Eynde

Paris School of Economics

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Jacob Shapiro

Princeton University

This project introduces a unique, integrated dataset on Maoist activity, three flagship programmes for rural infrastructure development (PMGSY,RGGVY, and USOF), and a dedicated programme targeted at India’s Left Wing Extremism (LWE) regions. The project findings reveal that Maoist affected villages were not targeted differentially for the flagship programmes but did attract more Integrated Action Plan (IAP) projects.

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