Socio Economic Profile of Rural India (Series III) Volume 1: (Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh)

Socio Economic Profile of Rural India Series-3
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  • Author :C. Ashokvardhan, Varunendra Vikram Singh
  • Year of Publication :2017
  • ISBN: :9789351252504
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXIV,456
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture, Community Development, Economics, North East Indian Studies, Reference Work, Rural Development, Sociology

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About the Book :

One of the major objectives of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, which imparts training to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, is not only to sensitize them towards the plight of rural people, but also to equip them with an in-depth understanding of rural issues. The IAS officer trainees are required to prepare a village study report as a part of their district assignments after conducting extensive questionnaire based household survey.
The volume- I of the Socio-Economic Profile of Rural India, Series – III, contain State papers of the States of Haryana, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh, prepared by eminent scholars. The basic ingredients of these state papers are borrowed from the village study reports of the IAS Officer Trainees. Undoubtedly, the state papers are of high quality because they are enriched by inputs from the long-experiences of the authors in the field of rural development.

About Author :

C. Ashokvardhan is an IAS Officer of 1980 Batch and belongs to Bihar cadre. During his career as Indian Administrative Officer, he has been posted in several important Government Departments. Prior to joining Indian Administrative Service, he was teaching in Colleges as a Lecturer in Political Science. He is the author of many books and articles pertaining to issues on Land Reforms, Police Reforms, Agriculture, Rural Development etc. At present he is the Director, Consolidation (Bihar), Government of Bihar.

Varunendra Vikram Singh, Faculty, Centre for Rural Studies: Ph.D., Sociology Department, Lucknow University, Lucknow. Awarded Junior Research Fellowship and also Senior Research Fellowship by Anthropological Survey of India, Government of India, Kolkata. Did Certificate Course in ‘Computer Basics & Internet’. Passed National Stock Exchange’s Certification in ‘Financial Markets with expertise in Derivative & Capital Market.’ Did an International Course on Management of ‘Common Property Resources’ from IIM, Ahmedabad.  Organized and contributed to several seminars and workshops of national importance. Worked as Researcher in National Institute of Administrative Research, LBS National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. Has several Reports and Research papers published in scientific journals and also edited published and Co-authored books to his credit.  Areas of Interest are in the field of Land Reforms, Land Markets, Elementary Education, Tribal Development, Common Property Resources, Financial Management and Land Resources Management in India.