Reclaiming Wastelands: A Case Study of Amethi Block District Sultanpur

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  • Author :H.R. Yadav
  • Year of Publication :1990
  • ISBN: :9788170222736
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: X, 141
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Geography

About the Book :

The enormous pressure of cattle and human population and rapid industrialization have caused a rapid decline in per capita availability of cultivable land. The limited resources are getting degraded and the existing wastelands are increasing. The book deals with the problems of west lands, taking Amethi Block, Sultanpur District, U.P., as a case study. Different types of wastelands have been identified by conduction various types of experiments. Among the main aspects covered are distribution of wastelands at village level, determinants of identified wastelands for agriculture, agro forestry and social forestry and economics of wasteland reclamation. Suggestion are given for effective utilization of wastelands. The book should serve as a reservoir of information of value in working out effective agricultural of value out effective agricultural, agro forestry and social forestry planning strategies for the reclamation of wastelands. It is of particular value to planners, government agencies and students. It would be a prize possession for all conscious developmental planners and research workers.

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.