Regional Imperatives in Utilization and Management of Resources: India and the U.S.S.R.
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About the Book :
This book provides an introduction to the problems and prospects of resource development in two countries, India and the U.S.S.R., which share a common heritage of a vast territorial do main, uneven distribution of resources, diverse regional resource combinations and disparateness in natural resource potential. The papers also convey to the readers the need for multi-disciplinary and cross national research in resource planning and the urgency to view resource development policies within the framework of environmental issues and political and social conditions in the world.
About Author :
S. Manzoor Alam is at present Vice-Chancellor, Kashmir University Srinagar, before moving to Srinagar he was Professor. In Geography and Founder- Director of the Centre for Area Studies on the Indian Ocean Region, Osmania University, and Hyderabad. He has written extensively on the problem of urbanization in Indian and particularly relating to Hyderabad. Among his well known works are Hyderabad- Secunderabad: A Case Study in Urban Geography (1965), Metropolitan Hyderabad and its Region: A Strategy for Development Countries (1976), Planning Atlas of Andhra Pradesh (1976) Fuel wood in Urban Markets (Concept 1984) and Poverty in Metropolitan Cities (Concept 1987).
Atiya Habeb Kidwali is Associate Professor in the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She took her Ph. D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University after doing M.A. in Geography from Aligarh Muslim University and taking a professional degree in Regional Planning from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.