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Solid Waste Management in Resettlement Colonies of Delhi

Satpal Singh (Author)
Synopsis The present book is a study of Solid Waste Management in the Resettlement Colonies of Delhi with reference to People’s Participation and Urban Policy. It provides a comparative analysis of the three-resettlement colonies namely, Trilokpuri, Dakshinpuri and Tigri of Delhi in terms of demography, socio-economic character, basic services and infrastructure and Government policies and programmes etc. in this book, an attempt has been made to understand the sociological aspects of the problem, by bringing ‘people’ into focus both as beneficiaries as well as agents. The views and perceptions of the local residents, head of the households in the study areas and eminent citizens and professionals residing in the locality are the main strength of the book. Finally, the book provides the suggestions and policy recommendations for the sustainable Solid Waste Management in the selected colonies. The comprehensive study will serve as a reference book for the managers, policy makers, researchers and all those directly or indirectly related to urban issues.
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About the author

Satpal Singh

Satpal Singh has been working in the National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi for over 17 years. During this period, he has been associated with a number of research studies in the areas of Municipal finance and Services, Urban Environment with specific reference to Solid Waste Management, Urbanisation and urban Policies. He has Ph.D. in Sociology from Punjab University, Chandigarh; Master Degree in Economics from Rajasthan University, Jaipur; and Master Degree in Sociology from Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu. He has published a number of research papers in leading journals and has participated in many international and national seminars and workshops.

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Title Solid Waste Management in Resettlement Colonies of Delhi
Author Satpal Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8189640003
length xviii+259p., Tables; Figuers; Maps; Plates; Bibliography; 23cm.