Forest Management in Tribal Areas: Forest Policy and Peoples Participation
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About the Book :
The present book is the edited volume of Sixteen papers presented at a seminar on Forest Policy and Tribal Development organised by the Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput (Orissa), a Research Centre dedicated to micro level studies on socio-economic problems of tribal groups. A number of vital issues concerning the framing of a new forest Policy suiting to the needs of the tribals have been discussed at length by the authors. The book will be of immense use to the scholars, administrators and policy makers interested in Tribal Development.
About Author :
Pyarimohan Mohapatra member of the Indian Administrative Service for 33 years, Pyarimohan Mohapatra had served long years in the tribal areas of the State and developed a deep commitment towards the cause of the tribals. A post-graduate form Allahabad University, Mohapatra also did a spell at London School of Economics producing a paper on Investment and pricing policy in the Public Sector with special reference to Steel Industry. Currently Director General Training, Mohapatra has held several key positions in Government, the last being Development Commissioner Cum additional Chief Secretary.
Profullo Chandro Mohapatro Ph.D. has to his credit long years of research into the burning economic issues of the tribal areas. A prolific writer of research based articles which have been published in most Academic Journals in India, Dr. Mohapator presented a paper on the Pronbems of Weaker Classes in India at a seminar on Public Policy and Income Distribution in the University of Sussex, UK. Currently he is engaged in teaching, post doctoral research as well as the Director of COATS.