Himachal better off than Haryana in balanced growth

What is remarkable is the level of educational attainment where Himachalis   are excelling and rated one of the best.  The number of poor is nearly one-third of the national average.  Good living standards have meant better life expectancy; 3.4 years longer than an average Indian and it has beaten neighboring Punjab and Haryana in per capita income with attaining as the second highest in India.  The report says, “Inter-group disparities are also low in a state where traditionally disadvantaged groups such as the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up a considerable 30 percent of the population”. Further, Himachal Pradesh is ahead of many other Indian states in demonstrating a sense of environmental consciousness. We can find more people defending environment and taking to streets in case of violations.

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