COVID-19: a decision-making approach for evaluating the economic sectors of india during pandemic

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Dr. Srikant Gupta
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The advent of COVID-19 has escalated into a pandemic and, as a result of infected cases and human fatalities, it tends to rise day by day across the globe. This also ignited concerns of a looming fiscal slump and recession on the different economic sectors as well. The effect of this pandemic is much more significant in developing countries like India due to the already declining growth rate, inadequate health services, and a growing population residing in severe poverty.  This paper attempts to understand the impact of COVID‐19 pandemic on the Indian economic sectors by employing a hierarchical approach, based on multi-criteria analysis to understand the impact on primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors by concerning the political, economic, socio‐cultural and technology consequences of COVID‐19. A process-based multi-criteria hierarchical approach has been used to determine the effect of the same and has been prioritized in the sequential sequence.


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Dr. Srikant Gupta, Jaipuria Institute of Management

Dr. Srikant Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur.  He received his B.Sc. (Statistics) in 2010, M.Sc. (Operations Research) in 2012, and Ph.D. (Operations Research) in 2019 from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has more than six years of experience in research and his current areas of research interest include applied statistics and operations research and its application areas like supply chain networks, system reliability.


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