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Rudiments of Rural Development

Rudiments of Rural Development

  • B. K. Pattanaik - Professor, School of Extension and Development Studies, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi

September 2022 | 504 pages | SAGE Texts
This holistic companion to the readers interested in principles and scope of rural development illustrates its need and importance for the economic growth and progress of nation-states. The author gives an exhaustive account of the various sectors and actors of rural development and presents it as a multidimensional concept by documenting its different components. 

The book will help its readers to understand the theoretical background of how rural development functions as well as guide them on dealing with the many practical problems encountered in the formulation of rural development policies and programmes. It will be useful to UG and PG students of rural development, UPSC and civil services aspirants as well as planners and policymakers working in the field of rural development.

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Introduction to Rural Development
Theories of Rural Development
Paradigms and Strategic Paths of Rural Development: Experiences of Selected Countries
Rural Development Components and Approaches
Agriculture and Rural Development
Natural Resources, Disaster Management and Sustainable Rural Development
Rural Industrialization and Entrepreneurship
Rural Livelihood and Rural-to-Urban Migration
Rural Cooperatives and Financial Institutions
Rural infrastructure Development and Waste Management
Rural Poverty and Basic Needs
Rural Social and Economic Development Issues
Education, Health and Women Empowerment
Panchayati Raj Institutions and Other Actors of Rural Development
Planning and Management of Rural Development Projects and Programmes
Development Communication and People’s Participation
Training for Rural Development
Rural Development Programmes in India

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ISBN: 9789354792656