ISSN(Print): 2709-6254 | ISSN(Online) : 2709-6262 | ISSN-L : 2709-6254


Challenges of Social Sector Development in Balochistan during Musharraf Era (1999-2008)


  1. Dr. Saima Butt
    Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Lahore Collage for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  2. Dr. Kalsoom Hanif
    Assistant Professor, Department of History, Lahore Collage for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan


Balochistan being richest in natural resources unfortunately reflects a low percentage of development in all social sector indicators. The social sector is a backbone of any society, development in this sector ensures development in all other sectors of society. Education, health, drinking water and, law and order situation in Balochistan has been alarming since August 1947 and it continued to haunt government of Pakistan after independence. Social sector of Balochistan neglected by government of Pakistan and Balochistan since its annexation with Pakistan. This piece of work highlights the impact of the social sector policies of Pervez Musharraf and its impact on the local politics and society, especially highlighting the grievances of the Baloch during this period.

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Literacy Ratio, HDI, Social Sector, Law and Order, Human Rights


Article # 6
Volume # 2
Issue # 2

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DOI Number: 10.47205/jdss.2021(2-II)06
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