Rural Development in Modern India: Foundation and Pathways
Author Sahu, Parikshit
Year 2020
Binding Hardback
Pages xxiv+494p, ind, 24 cm.
ISBN10, ISBN13 938571919X, 9789385719196
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About the Book:

This book analyze the initiatives of government to achieve the rural development in India in pre as well as the post independence era. In this book the fundamentals of rural development like concept, meaning, problems, process, approaches, strategies have been analyzed vividly. Moreover, different rural development programmes, institutional linkages, importance of Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) for rural development, role of GPs to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and government’s planning for rural development in India have also been clearly focused. Further, the role of women in rural development is clearly presented in the book.


Foreword | Acknowledgements | Preface | Abbreviations | Rural Development: Concept, Meaning and Definition | Problems of Rural Development in India | Rural Development During Pre and Post Independence India | Approaches to Rural Development | Strategies for Rural Development in India | Major Rural Development Policies of India | Rural Development Programmes in India | Rural Development and Institutional Linkages | Women and Rural Development | Planning for Rural Development in India | Index.

About the Author:

Dr. Parikshit Sahu has obtained his Master Degree in Analytical and Applied Economics from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in 1995. He has immense experience of teaching. He has been teaching Rural Development programmes of government acts, rules, guidelines of different programmes and projects to the developmental professionals, government officials, PRI members in different training institutes. He is a prolific writer, public orator, panelist of Doordarshan and a columnist. He has published a good volume of research articles, study reports, case studies to his credit in national and international journals.