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Madhya Pradesh: A Geo-Economic Appraisal

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (Author)
Synopsis Madhya Pradesh is a centrally located state of India. It had a vast reservoir of resources as a form of minerals, power resources and agricultural resources before division. Even though, the state was poorest among the poor states of India and was in category of the Bimaru States. The situation was further grim when it was divided into two states, as Chhatisgarh became a separate state. Most of the mineral and power resources went in the periphery of Chhatisgarh and MP remained almost empty in this context. The state is endowed with numerous natural locales, religious places, tribal community and many mores. The development is in its base and getting footings. Literacy rate is poising. The river valleys are ideal for generating hydropower. Infra structural facilities are just negligible. This book is a wholesome discussion of all the problems and prospects related with development of the state. The book, "Madhya Pradesh: A Geo-economic Appraisal" presents a comprehensive and wide discussions on geo-statistical analysis of resources found in the state. It also suggests some ways for making planning and policies for the development of the state and utilizing its resources optimally. The book presents a complete database for the students who are appearing for the competitive examination. This is also useful for research purposes and has equally importance to the planners, administrators, academicians, politicians, social workers and common people.
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About the author

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (b. 1966) received his Ph.D. degree from Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttaranchal in 1992. From 1989 to 1992, he was a fellow in a Project funded by Department of Environment, Government of UP, and qualified in the ‘National Eligibility Test’ (NET). In 1993-94, he was Reearch Fellow in the Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development. He has published about 100 articles and research papers on various issues of geography, environment and development. He is corresponding member of International Geographical Union (IGU), life members of Mountain Forum, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) and National Association of Geographers India (NAGI). He has completed three major research projects and one minor research project. He has published seven books on, ‘Uttaranchal: Dilemma of Plenties and Scarcities’, ‘Tourism Development in India’, ‘Environment and Pollution’ in Hindi, ‘Environment and Law’ in Hindi, ‘Tourist Places of MP’ in Hindi’, a book on Geography for competition purposes and ‘Shivpuri District: A Socio-economic and Geographical Analysis’. In 2000, he presented a research paper in the 29th session of International Geographical Congress in Seoul (South Korea) where we chaired the session. In 2002, he presented a research paper in the International Geographical Union Region Congress, Durban, South Africa. He got fellowship from ‘University of Peace’ for participating in a week long executive programme in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2003. he has also visited Nepal, Mauritius, Kenya and Ceylon.

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Title Madhya Pradesh: A Geo-Economic Appraisal
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8188683434
length xiv+249p., Tables; Maps; Bibliography; Appendices; 23cm.