Urbanisation and Transformation of rural Environment in Madhya Pradesh


Sourabh Shrivastava & Santosh Shukla

xvi, 352 p. 2012

Includes bibliographical references and index

ISBN-13/ EAN: 9789350181355(Hardbound)

ISBN-10: 93-5018-135-5(Hardbound)

https://amzn.to/2HCcTg9 INR 1995 .00

LC Subject heading:-

1. Urbanization–India–Jabalpur Region. 

2. Rural development–India–Jabalpur Region.

Bisac Subject: POL002000/POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development

About the Book:-

Urbanisation and Transformation of Rural Environment in Madhya Pradesh Urbanisation has been playing an important role in the transformation of social, economic and natural environment of rural areas. The influence of cities on rural areas gradually extends according to the role they play, depending on the size of the city and the pace of its growth. This book attempts to analyse the impact of urbanisation on the transformation of rural areas in India, with special focus on Jabalpur region of Madhya Pradesh. Identifying the dimensions of rural environment being transformed due to urbanisation, it examines the role of industrialization and modernization in the socio-economic transformation of rural areas. It also addresses the environmental problems causing land, water and air pollution, and its effect on public health.

About the Author:-

Sourabh Shrivastava (born 1981) obtained his Master’s Degree in Geography in 2003 and Ph.D. in 2008 from Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar (M.P.). Dr. Shrivastava has participated in various national seminars and conferences. Several of his research papers have been published in some journals of repute. Dr. Shrivastava is working in Government College(s) of Madhya Pradesh for the last 5 years. Santosh Shukla is Director, Institute of Distance Education; Dean, School of Applied Sciences; and Member of the Academic Council, Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar. He was the Head Department of General and Applied Geography and the Director of Population Research Centre. He has numerous papers and five books to his credit. Also he has participated in over 50 seminars, conferences, workshops and has delivered about 100 lectures in orientation and refresher courses organized by UGC Academic Staff Colleges run by various universities.


Contents — Acknowledgements — List of Tables — List of Plates — List of Photo Plates — Introduction — Regional Setting — Geographical Appearances – Geology – Physiography – Elevation — Drainage System – Soil – Climate – Rainfall – Temperature – Natural Vegetation Process of Urbanisation — Urbanisation as a Socio-cultural Process – Urbanisation as a Geographical Process – Macro Urbanisation – Urbanisation as an Economic Process – Primary Production and Urbanisation – Transformation of Landuse – Occupational Structure — Status of Sample Villages — Location and Accessibility – Household and Population – Income – House Types – Electrification – Transport Facilities – Landuse Pattern – Changing Production of Crops – Animal Husbandry – Educational Facilities – Agricultural Implements – Electrical Appliances – Services – Rural Artisan and Service Units — Transformation of Socio-economic Environment — Population – Education – Family Type – House Type – Income – Landholdings – Occupational Structure — Transformation of Agricultural Environment — Landuse Pattern – Cropping Pattern – Irrigational Facilities – Modern Agricultural Implements – Use of Modern Inputs – Land Pollution and Degradation – Dairy and Poultry — Transformation of Infrastructural Facilities — Transport – Impact of Transport – Medical Facilities – Communication – Drinking Water Facilities – Power and Energy – Banking – Education —  Transformation of Living Environment — House Ownership – Drinking Water Facilities – Toilet Facilities – Fuel Used – Use of Electricity – Transport Facilities – Commercial Attitude — Conclusion — Bibliography — Index

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