Participatory Management of Natural Resources: Irrigation Tanks in Panchayats

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  • Author :V. Ragupathy
  • Year of Publication :2004
  • ISBN: :9788180690808
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 228
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Community Development, Developmental Studies, Panchayati Raj, Political Science, Sociology

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About the Book :

This book presents a critical analysis of the variegated process of people's participation in the natural resource management and its different manifestations, with special reference to Tamil Nadu. It studies people's perception of the assurance provided to them by local community organisations and panchayats in the management of panchayat irrigation tanks. Also, it examines people's perception of participation facilitated by local community organizations of and panchayats in the management of panchayats in the management of pachayat irrigation tanks. The book is of great use to policy makers, academics, panchayat functionaries and donar organistions.

About Author :

V. Ragupathy is Reader in the Department of Development Administration and Political Science at Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed University,) Tamil Nadu, India. He is also the Associate Coordinator of Institute Rajiv Gandhi Chair for Panchayati Raj Studies.Dr. Ragupathy has served many high level committees of the Government of Tamil Nadu, State Planning commission and various development agencies. He is engaged as well in several research projects, supported by DANIDA and Ford Foundation.