Spatial Analysis of Health Amenities in TSP Area of Rajasthan

khetpal Rawal, Dr. Shivani Swarnkar



Health amenities are key component of economic development. Healthy people can contribute significantly to the development and prosperity of a nation. Economic and human development in any country and any society are prerequisites for a better quality of human life. Health is the basic and primary need of people it is also a major resource for social, economic and personal development. It prepares a background for any nation to progress in socio-economic, scientific, health and other spheres. Therefore, it should not be viewed in isolation from other goals of development. The development of any region depends upon social and economic development, but such a development can't take place without simultaneous development of amenities. Health amenities development in Tribal Areas is the base of economic development of the any region. The progress of any country or society greatly depends on the quality of life of its people. Generally an amenity defines as "a set of facilities through which goods and services are provided to the public, which shows the quality of life of people in a region."  Regional disparity is worldwide problem today, especially in the developing countries. Health development means overall status of health in terms of access, infrastructure and outcomes. This study considered Eleven (11) indicators for health amenities Health Development index (HDI) has been derived by using Standard Score. Levels of health development at amenities have been calculated followed by determination of composite health development index. The study concluded category in comparison to tehsil of TSP area of Rajasthan. So present study made an attempt to examine the spatial analysis in health amenities development in twenty four tehsils of TSP area of Rajasthan. In the analysis, it has been observed that some tehsils are found to be stagnant; others are either moving forward or going backward in the region. The result shows that apart from existence of wide disparity there are sufficient proof to say that there are tehsil that have done poorly placed in terms of health amenities. The paper offers some suggestions to reduce the glaring variations.



Keywords: - Composite indices, Amenities, Health, Development

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