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Urban and Regional Development in India (In 2 Volumes)

R.B. Mandal (Editor) N. Sharma (Editor) B. Thakur (Editor) V.N.P. Sinha (Editor) M. Prasad (Editor) Rana Pratap (Editor)
Synopsis This compendium of 45 papers in two volumes, in honour of Prof. L.N. Ram, formerly Vice-Chancellor of Patna University, addresses a wide range of issues concerning urban and regional development in India. Analysing local and regional patterns and processes of urbanisation, it examines the problems that the cities are facing due to their rapid growth. The contributors also address the issues pertaining urban structure and landuse change, sustainable agricultural development, forces inherent in natural hazards as well as in their mitigation and management, and population-resource relationship. The impact of reform policies on regional development has been assessed as well.
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About the authors

R.B. Mandal

Dr. R.B. Mandal is Professor of Geography of Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University and teaching at R.D. & D.J. College, Munger. He has been engaged in teaching and research since 1969, joined U.G.C. Senior Research Fellowship in 1973 and Senior Lecturer in Geography in University of Dar-e-Salaam in 1982. He has supervised 12 Ph.D. thesis, written and edited dozens of books in the field of Geography. His current interest is on wetlands management and project appraisal through cost-benefit analysis.

N. Sharma

Prof. Nandeshwar Sharma, M.A. M.R. P. , Ph. D., is Professor and Head, Department of Geography, L.N. Mithila University, darbhanga (Bihar). An experienced teacher and research guide, he has supervised several scholars for their doctoral research work. A Prolific writer, he has written a score of research papers, published in reputed journals. He is member of several professional organizations and has attended many seminars and conference.

Rana Pratap

Prof. Rana Pratap was born on 22nd December, 1946 in Patna District, Prof. Pratap Graduated with Honours in Geography and passed M.A. from Patna University. He also obtained his Ph.D. Degree from the same University. He has nearly 35 years teaching and research experience and associated with several Geographical associations of state and national character. He has written many books and contributed papers on geographical subjects. He has widely traveled to Autstralia, Singapore, USSR, Nepal, Netherlands, France, Germany, England, Usa, China, South Korea, Thailand, Japan and Hongkong. Presently he is Head of Department of Geography, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya (Bihar).

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Bibliographic information

Title Urban and Regional Development in India (In 2 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8180691993
length 874p., Tables.