About the Book :
The twenty-six papers in this volume, presented at a national seminar, organised by the North-East India Council for Social Science Research, Shillong, take stock of the state of agriculture in North-East India. Analysing the impact of recent agricultural changes on population growth, migration and health of the rural people in the region, the contribution address a variety of issues concerning crop diversification pattern, land size and productivity, land-use pattern, land ceiling, agrarian reforms, and the role of women in agricultural sector. The book will be of great use to researchers and policy-makers.
About Author :
Bimal J. Deb is Professor of Political Science North Eastern Hill University. He is a former General Secretary of the North East India Political Science Association. Currently he is also Hony. Secretary, Meghalaya Regional Branch of Indian Institute of Public Administration and Treasurer of North East India Council for Social Sciences Research.
B. Datta Ray is a veteran freedom fighter, a tamrapatra holder and a social scientist. He is the founder Secretary of North East India Council for Social Science Research since 1974.