This book seeks to explore the ambit of manpower planning. It surveys the existing literature on manpower planning and analyses the strength and limitations of the process. A thorough analysis is carried out on the various methods of manpower planning and a rigorous examination is undertaken on the operational techniques of forecasting manpower demand and supply. The inter-industry model is adopted to project the total demand for manpower in Assam and in the process the imbalance between the demand and the corresponding manpower supply is estimated. The objective behind the exercise is to indicate the imbalance between demand for and supply of manpower for different educational categories. This throws light on the surpluses or shortages which exist for different categories of manpower in an economy. The book presents an excellent exposition of the techniques used in the process of manpower planning.