Genesis and Utilization of Wastelands: A Case Study of Sultanpur District

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Overview

  • Author :H.R. Yadav
  • Year of Publication :1986
  • ISBN: :9788170220527
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 288
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture, Geography


About the Book :

Agricultural production has increased due to intensive cultivation and with the use of modern technology which has also lead to progressive increase in the amount of waste lands. In India where pressure on agricultural land is enormous any conversion of agriculturally productive land into waste lands has to be avoided and area which have already turned into waste lands must be reclaimed. The book is directed towards the problem of waste lands by taking Sultanpur district as a case study. Eight different types of waste lands have been recognised by conducting different types of experiments factors genesis and capability classification waste lands have been analysed, various ways and means have been suggested to reclaim different types of waste . lands. Economics of waste lands reclamation is analysed by working out cost-benefit analysis. The book should serve as an important text for agricultural scientists particularly dealing with waste lands reclamation as well as to the students of geography.


About Author :


Hridai R. Yadav obtained degrees of M.Phil., Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, worked with CSIR, Government of India as Research Associates and Pool Scientist for eight years, having authored 13 Books and 73 Research Papers. He has completed 104 Action Research and Development Project supported by the Government. He has been the Member of the National Wastelands Development Board, Government of India and nominated as U.G.C. Observer to oversee the selection process from Reader to Professor in the Universities and UGC nominated Member in the Board of Management of the Autonomous Institute of Engineering and Technology (GBTU), Lucknow. He is also the Member, Board of Management of Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal. H.R. Yadav has been the Members of various Government and Autonomous Institutions and Universities besides being Founder Member-Secretary-Director of the Institute of Wastelands Reclamation and Rural Development (1990) and Institute of Science and Technology for Rural Development (1994) and UGC accredited and supported RIWARD Post Graduate College, Hanumanganj, Sultanpur, U.P. Presently he is engaged in the implementation of Rural Health, Agro-Afforestation on the Patta Banjar Lands for MNREGA beneficiaries and Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups in Amethi.