Urban and Regional Development in India (A Felicitation Vol. on Prof. L.N. Ram) (In 2 Volumes)

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About the Book :

This compendium of 45 papers in two volumes, in honour of Prof. L.N. Ram. formerly Vice-Chancellor of Patna University, addresses a wide range of issues concerning urban and regional development in India. Analysing local and regional patterns and processes of urbanisation, it examines the problems that the cities are facing due to their rapid growth. The contributors also address the issues pertaining urban structure and landuse change, sustainable agricultural development, forces inherent in natural hazards as well as in their mitigation and management, and population-resource relationship The impact of reform policies on regional development has been assessed as well.

About Author :

Baleshwar Thakur is the former Head of the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and former ViceChancellor of Lalit Narain Mithila University, Darbhanga, India.

M. Prasad is Professor and Head of the Department of Geography, Ranchi University, Ranchi.

V.N.P. Sinha is Professor and Ex-Head of the Department of Geography, Patna University, Patna.

N. Sharma is Professor and Head of the Department of Geography, L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga.