• Gender and wealth index suggests that among rich households, the percentage of female headed households was less than male headed households.

• Structural change has led faster economic development in developing world.

• Urbanization may not be a pre-requisite for structural transformation.

• Use of digital technologies in teaching contributes significantly in learning.

• Wealth of households is positively associated with the educational attainment of head of households.

• Most of the households are deprived in years of schooling of adult female members and years of schooling of all members.

• Industry-specificity plays an important role in environmental consciousness of firms.

• Technology savvy firms are more environmentally conscious.