Globalization and North East India
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About the Book :
This book having 29 papers presented at a national seminar, organized by the North East India Council for Social Science Research, Shillong, attempts to assess the prospects and constraints facing North East India in absorbing the New Economic Policy in its political economy. Analyzing the implications of New Economic Policy for the development of the North East region, the contributors address a wide range of issues concerning the market-oriented reforms in healthcare delivery system, inclusive growth of North East economy, FDI flow in the region, micro-finance, employment generation, poverty alleviation, resource mobilization, the renewable energy policy, and Look East Policy. They also examine the impact of globalization on society, and economy of the region.
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.
Keya Sengupta is presently Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong and formerly was the Dean, School of Social Sciences and also the Head, Department of Economics at Assam Central University. Prof. Sengupta is engaged in teaching of Economics and Research for over thirty years. She has authored and also edited many books and published several research papers in journals of repute including Artha Vijnana, Man and Development, Finance India etc. She has also presented a good number of papers in national and international seminars and delivered lectures in many universities. Prof. Sengupta has also completed major Research Projects of UGC, ICSSR and UNDP and also undertaken Research Consultancy of CII and Planning Commission. Recently, she was selected for the Indo French Social Scientist Exchange Programme and was invited by Foundation Maison des Sciences de I Hommes, Paris, France. She has also visited Belgium, Holland, Germany, Scotland and England in connection with various types of academic work.
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.