About the Book :
The edited book has a comprehensive focus on the land records management in India. The book highlights new approaches of land administration and governance mechanisms adopted by various states. The important focus in the book is about modern cadastral survey methodology and also best practices in land administration. This book will be very useful for the revenue officials, surveyors, policy experts and administrators working in the field of land records management. The readers will be benefited immensely from the contributions of selected erudite scholars and champions of land record management in India. The book will also be useful for the students and researchers working in the field of land management, land governance, cadastral survey, modern cadastral survey, etc. from across disciplines. The book will be useful for State government and Central Government to understand the practicality of land issues.
About Author :
Amir Afaque Ahmad Faizi an officer of Bihar Administrative Service, presently working with the Academy as Professor Center for Rural Studies. Dr Faizi has served Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, as Addl P.S. to Minister for Rural Development, Dr Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, and as Consultant, NMMU, NRLM later on. He did three Master programmes, one in Public Administration, one in Rural Studies in which he was awarded Gold Medal by His Excellency APJ Abul Kalam the President of India, and in Governance and Development from IDS, University of Sussex, UK. He got his doctorate from K.R. Narayanan Center for Dalit and Minorities Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia on Self Help Group and its impact on marginalized communities. Many of his work has been published in national and international journals of Public Administration and Rural Development.
Hari Charan Behera, PhD, is presently a Faculty Member of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Giridih. Before joining the ISI, he was with the Centre of Rural Studies, LBSNAA as a capacity of Assistant Professor. He has interest in the field of land governance, agrarian studies and rural development.