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Paths of Development in Arunachal Pradesh

Ravi S. Singh (Author)
Synopsis Like any other region, Arunachal Pradesh too, has unique experience in terms of evolution and development. The importance of this state lies in its geo-strategic location, rich multi-ethnicity and abundant natural flora and fauna. Over last 55-56 years in the post-independence era, Arunachal’s personality acquired a new shape. However, the available works on it are largely either historico-cultural or anthropological. The book in your hand takes you to a different journey – a journey into different facets of development as occurred in Arunachal. This book focuses on: Comprehensive geographical background of Arunachal Pradesh; Developing and understanding of existing land use patterns and factors responsible for changes among land use categories; Identification of levels of agricultural development and regionality; Infrastructure (roads, telecommunications, post-office, banks, electrification) growth and intra-state distribution; Under-utilisation of education and health opportunities crucially shaping general development; Gender situation its Arunachal analyzing sex-ratio education and economic participation. Areas Covered: Geography/Gender Studies/Regional Development/Area studies.
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About the author

Ravi S. Singh

Dr. Ravi S. Singh (b. 1971) has got training in Geography mainly at Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi, UP) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). He took active part in many national and international seminars/conferences. Dr. Ravi has published papers/books reviews in National Geographical Journal of India, annals of NAGI, Gandhian Perspectives, Journal of Geography, North-Eastern Geographer (Guwahati) etc. and also in the research publication series of Gotenberg University (Sweden) and South Asian Institute (Heidelberg, Germany). He has been the founder Head, Dept. of Geography, Rang-Farah Govt. College (Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh) where he served during 1996-2001. He is associated with the New York State Independent Colleges Consortium for study in India, NYSICCSI and the International Research forum, IRF on SAARC (Tokyo, Japan) as a Full Member. He has also been consultant to a major project (Dept. of Culture, GOI) on the Tangsa tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. Main areas of the author’s interest are varied aspects of Development, Social/cultural Geography, Geographic Thought. And Environment. Presently, he is on the faculty of PG Department of Geography, Kisan PG College, Bahraich (UP).

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Title Paths of Development in Arunachal Pradesh
Author Ravi S. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8172111835
length xvi+119p., Figures; Tables; Maps; References; Appendices; Index; 23cm.