Fundamentals of Rural Development
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Fundamentals of Rural Development

Author : Tahir Hussain , Mary Tahir & Riya Tahir
© Year : 2017
ISBN : 9789385909634
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.40   kg
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Fundamentals of Rural Development is a concise yet thorough text which strives to impart a good comprehension of rural development (RD) in India. It presents the theories of RD, structure of rural economy, policy instruments, and strategies in poverty alleviation globally, planning issues and programs for implementation, institutional and organizational roles and involvement, and the overall management of rural development. In particular, it emphasizes the pivotal role of human resources as both a means and an end of development.

  • The chapters exudes all the important aspects and burning topics in RD like sustainability; Human Development Index (HDI) and Millennial Development Goals (MDG); participatory nature of policies; morality, health and hygiene issues; access to finance/credit; and schemes and policies.
  • Develops the concept of rural economy from ground up its essential elements, measures and metrics, and the overall current appraisal and management for betterment and uplifting of the rural economy.
  • Includes most recently available data like Census 2011 and 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017).

  • Introduction
  • Socio Economic Structure of Rural India
  • Development—Measurement and Policy
  • Theories of Rural Development
  • Global Poverty Alleviation Strategies
  • Institutions and Organizations for Rural Development
  • Role of Institutions and Organizations in Rural Development
  • Linkages between Agricultures and Rural Development
  • Planning Issues in Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Principles and Approach for Development Planning
  • Policies and Strategies for Rural Development
  • Rural Development in India

Tahir Hussain :- obtained his Ph.D in Population Geography in 1993 from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Since then he has been actively involved in teaching and research at Jamia Millia, followed by various universities abroad and is presently faculty in Adigrath University, Adigrath, Ethiopia. His areas of interest are population, environment and social geography, remote Sensing and GIS applications. He has published extensively in national and international journals. He is the Vice president of Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, New Delhi.

Mary Tahir :- has been associated with teaching and research in various fields of geography.  As faculty she has been serving Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi since 1990. Her research areas include social geography, geography of crime, and environmental geography.

Riya Tahir :- is an economist from Himachal University, Shimla and did her internship from Planning commission, New Delhi and worked as research assistant at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie.

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