viii, 240 p; 2018
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN-1093-88162-50-1(Hardbound) INR 2995.00
LC Subject heading:-
1. Rural development—India.
2. Rural development.
3. Rural development—Government policy—India.
4. Rural development—Government policy.
5. Rural development projects—India—Management.
6. Rural development projects—Management.
About the Book:-
Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas. Rural development has traditionally centred on the exploitation of land-intensive natural resources such as agriculture and forestry. Of late, rural development has assumed global attention especially among the developing nations. It has great significance for a country like India where majority of the population, around 65% of the people, live in rural areas. Rural development implies both the economic betterment of people as well as greater social transformation. In order to provide the rural people with better prospects for economic development, increased participation of people in the rural development programmes, decentralization of planning, better enforcement of land reforms and greater access to credit are needed. This section provides complete information on initiatives taken by the government for bridging the urban-rural divide by upgrading the standard of living of people in rural areas. Information about programmes, schemes, employment opportunities, Panchayati Raj institutions, development authorities, drinking water, sanitation, road construction, electrification of villages and food supply etc. is provided. This book is primarily targeted at graduate and post-graduate students of Rural Development, Agricultural Policy and Planning and Rural Management.
About the Author:-
Jyoti Sinha has done her Master in Social work from Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa. Her area of expertise is child nutrition. She has been working in this area for more than six years. At present she is working in Ahmedabad Medical College, Ms. Sinha has athoured two books and several papers.
Introduction — Integrated Rural Development: Concept and Planning and Operation — Current Issues in Agriculture: Trade Policy andAgricultural Development — Food Security Component of Sustainable Development — Gender and Agricultural Development — Agricultural Marketing and Rural Development: Emerging Trends and Perspectives — Role and Performance of Regional Rural Banks — Saving the Regional Rural Banks for Upliftment of Rural Society — Current Employment and Unemployment Situation — Government Institutions, Agriculture and Rural Development — Decentralization and Rural Development: The Role of the Public and Private Sector — Globalisation, Liberalisation, and Protectionism — Bibliography — Index —
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