Energy Resources and Economic Development: A Study of Rajasthan

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  • Author :N.R. Kaswan
  • Year of Publication :1992
  • ISBN: :9788170223870
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 183
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Economics, Energy

About the Book :

Energy Resources and Economic Development of Rajasthan provides readers with an introduction to the energy resources in general and electrical energy in particular. It contributes to the development of an understanding of the workings of power sector, to a knowledge of its spatio-temporal structure. The aim of this volume is to present a systematic account of sectoral and areal differentiation of power supply in the area under study. The book explores the relationship between energy resources and economic development of Rajasthan. Attention is focused on the energy network pattern, growth and demand pattern, consumption pattern keeping in view the segregation of power in urban and rural as well as in the specific sectors of economy. The book concludes with computation of the levels of electrification and economic development in terms of relationship between power and progress of the area. The volume is profusely illustrated with maps and diagrams. This should be of interest to scholars and students as well as planners and decision-makers who have an interest in the economic development of the country.

About Author :

Nathu Ram Kaswan, born on 1stAugust 1956 , is a Senior Lecturer in the Post Graduate Department of Geography, Govt. College, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. He holds Graduation (Geog. Hons), Post graduation and Doctoral degrees in Geography from the University of Rajasthan. He is associated with several disciplinary associations and has been regularly participating in the conferences organised by them. He has contributed several articles in research journals of repute and is presently engaged in a UGC Project on Levels of Electrification in Rajasthan.