Integrated Approach to Rural Development: Policies, Programmes and Strategies

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  • Author :G.N. Karalay
  • Year of Publication :2016
  • ISBN: :9788180692253
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXXI, 328
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Developmental Studies, NGOs, Rural Development

About the Book :

Rural development is a complex phenomenon. It calls for an approach that combines simultaneous action on many fronts and this book vividly explains this most appropriate approach. It not only deals with policies and programmes relating to rural development, but also lays down strategies to achieve the desired goals. Going deep into the socio-economic structure of rural society in India, it offers an elaborate discussion on basic education, primary healthcare, development of agriculture and infrastructure and need of efficient delivery system in rural areas. Also, it presents an analysis of budget allocations to social sectors, and delineates matrix of the ingredients of integrated approach to rural development. The book will be of immense use to policy makers, planners, social organisations and researchers.

About Author :

G.N. Karalay is presently a guest faculty at National Power Training Institute, Nagpur. After graduating in Mechanical Engineering in 1962, he served various government organisations like C.E.A., BHEL and NTPC from where he retired as Executive Director. Later he served Power Finance Corporation as its Senior Consultant. Also, while working in several mega green field projects he was closely associated with resettlement and rehabilitation of rural people, who were displaced as a result of land acquisition.