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Development Administration and Rural Development

Rakesh Hooja (Author) K.K. Parnami (Editor)
Synopsis Rakesh Hooja, a development administrator, well known for his analytical writings on development administration and rural development, and his colleague, K.K. Parnami, have compiled the present volume, with contributors like T.N. Chaturvedi, M.S. Swaminathan, Donald Curtis and J.R. Watson, Richard A. Tom, R. Nickson, Ramesh K. Arora, R.K. Sapru, Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, Rakesh Hooja, .P. Ranga Rao, M.L. Mehta, B. Yerram raju and Sudesh K. Sharma. The papers included in this volume deal with various issues of development administration and rural development, with various issues of development administration and rural development, with special reference to India. The crisp Volume Editor' Introduction situates the papers in the relevant literature and indicates how they contributed to the ongoing theoretical discourse and analyzed actual practice. The focus thought remains primarily on the people and secondarily on area development, since rural infrastructure, rural livelihoods, rural services, rural productivity and rural administration are all meant for the people. The 18 papers are thematically arranged under three parts. While part first deals with the conceptual dimensions of development administration and rural development, the second part is devoted to the administrative aspects of rural is development. In the third part, the Integrated Rural development Programme and its implementation has been discussed. The book promises to be a valuable reference for all concerned -students, economists and other social scientists, and policy makers, administrators, scholar alike.
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About the authors

Rakesh Hooja

Rakesh Hooja is Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi. His earlier prominent assignments in the government of Rajasthan include Area Development Commissioner, Indira Gandhi Canal Project, Secretary, Command Area Development and Water Utilisation and Commissioner, Agriculture Development Project. He has written extensively in his areas of interest like land and water management decentralized and district planning, rural development, participatory irrigation management, watershed management and development administration.

K.K. Parnami

K.K. Parnami has been Publication Officer in the HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration, Jaipur since 1995. He has contributed several scholarly papers in national journals and has also been involved in the editing of the journals Prashasnika, development Policy and Administration review and ASTI Journal of training & Development.   

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Bibliographic information

Title Development Administration and Rural Development
Format Hardcover
Date published: 19.03.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Aalekh Publishers
Language: English
isbn 8187359323
length xvi+254p., Tables; Notes; 23cm.