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    Pinak Sarkar

    Pinak Sarkar (psarkar@iimraipur.ac.in) is Post Doc Fellow, Economics and Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Raipur.

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  • Out-Migration from the North-Eastern States of India : Evidence from Census 2011

    The north-eastern (NE) region of India consists of eight states: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura. These peripheral states are connected with the rest of India, often called ‘mainland’ India in common parlance, by a narrow piece of land only 21 kilometres wide in parts—a corridor popularly known as the Chicken’s Neck or the Siliguri Corridor.

  • An Overview of Out-Migration from Uttar Pradesh Using Census 2011

    Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in the country, with a population size of around 200 million (199, 812, 341 persons), and constitutes around 16.52 per cent of the total population of India. The state also has a very high population density of 828 per sq km compared to the national average of 382 per sq km (Census 2011). Regional imbalances, very high level of unemployment and widespread poverty are well-established characteristics of the state.