Management of Wastelands (In 3 Volumes)
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- Author :H.R. Yadav
- Year of Publication :2013
- ISBN: :9788180699436
- Language: :English
- Binding: :Hard Bound
- No of Pages: In 3 Volumes Set
- Size: 23 cms
- Categories: Agriculture, Geography, Rural Development
About the Book :
The wastelands is contemporary problem of any developing country. The Government launched several programmes for the development of wastelands but could not achieve the requisite target. In these three volumes-papers have been contributed by the eminent Scholars, Scientists, Technocrats and Social Scientists to assess the identification, distribution, problems of wastelands who have suggested suitable remedial measures for the appropriate reclamation of wastelands. This book has been divided into Three Volumes, they are:
Volume one- Identification and Distribution analyzes the historical perspectives of Wastelands with its identification, Typology, Mapping procedure, its distribution and utilization through mapping. The soils of the wastelands of different areas have also been analyzed.
Volume Two- Problems and Prospects addresses the reclamation suitability, classification of wastelands and its factors responsible for the growth. It explains the problems, impact of irrigation and structural measures for wastelands. It evaluates the maps and mapping of wastelands through Remote Sensing techniques. The problems of wastelands and reclamation of wastelands has also been explained.
Volume Three- Reclamation and Development analyses the wide range of issues related to the reclamation of wastelands and its economic viobility and evelopment for Agriculture, Horticulture and Social-forestry programmes to meet the growing demand of ever-increasing cattle and human population for Fuel Wood, Fodder, Fibre, Fruits, Fisheries and Food Grains and also to maintain the ecological imbalances of the area.
About Author :
Hridai R. Yadav obtained degrees of M.Phil., Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, worked with CSIR, Government of India as Research Associates and Pool Scientist for eight years, having authored 13 Books and 73 Research Papers. He has completed 104 Action Research and Development Project supported by the Government. He has been the Member of the National Wastelands Development Board, Government of India and nominated as U.G.C. Observer to oversee the selection process from Reader to Professor in the Universities and UGC nominated Member in the Board of Management of the Autonomous Institute of Engineering and Technology (GBTU), Lucknow. He is also the Member, Board of Management of Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal. H.R. Yadav has been the Members of various Government and Autonomous Institutions and Universities besides being Founder Member-Secretary-Director of the Institute of Wastelands Reclamation and Rural Development (1990) and Institute of Science and Technology for Rural Development (1994) and UGC accredited and supported RIWARD Post Graduate College, Hanumanganj, Sultanpur, U.P. Presently he is engaged in the implementation of Rural Health, Agro-Afforestation on the Patta Banjar Lands for MNREGA beneficiaries and Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups in Amethi.