Village Development in North East India: New Approaches

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  • Author :Komol Singha
  • Year of Publication :2009
  • ISBN: :9788180695919
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 334
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture, Community Development, North East Indian Studies, Rural Development

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About the Book :

The seventeen papers in this volume, presented at a national seminar, held at St. Joseph College, Jakhama, Nagaland, attempt to explore the ways and means which directly or indirectly help in remodelling village economy in North-East India. Including the social and cultural variables besides conventional development models, the contributors deliberate on social norms, institutions and participations; education and human resource development; infrastructure and bio-resource conservation; micro-finance and rural development; and food and agriculture.

About Author :

Komol Singha (1972) teaches at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (India). He earned his Master and Ph.D. in Development Economics. Before joining the present position, he was teaching Economics at Don Bosco College, Maram (Manipur) St. Joseph College, Jakhama (Nagaland) and Royal University of Bhutan (Gedu, Bhutan). His areas of interest are- Institutional Economics, Social Capital, Human Capital, Rural Development, and Development Issues of North-East India, etc. So far, Dr. Singha has authored three and edited four books and contributed 45 (forty-five) research papers in different journals of repute and contributed to edited volumes (31 in referred journals and 14 in edited volumes) till 2012. Also, he has completed three major research projects and three more major research projects are at the verge of completion. He has travelled extensively for different academic interactions in India and abroad. Besides, he was the Chief Editor of an interdisciplinary journal Orient Vision published by the National Research Centre, Manipur.