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Shifting Contours of Rural Institutions: A Micro Level Reflection on Sustainable Development

N. Lalitha (Author)
Synopsis Institutions in rural areas particularly people's institutions have a vital role to play in promoting sustainable development, for instance SHG as a strategy has emerged for empowerment of women and poverty alleviation. SHG is considered as a catalyst to achieve the objective of rural transformation and to precipitate community action and participation in rural development programmes. NGOs are emerging as the most powerful and vibrant change agents at the grassroots. They create awareness, educate, motivate, mobilize, organize women's organizations in rural areas. Furthermore the imperatives of globalization and concomitant structural adjustment necessitate formulation of such networking strategies of various institutions in rural areas as would not only to counter the negative effects emerging from such phenomena but also to help to build a sustainable society. The present book crystallizes the critical issues and challenges that confront development institutions in rural areas with focus on SHGs, NGOs, PRIs and Banks and evolve a strategy for convergence of local institutions in the context.
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N. Lalitha

Dr. N. Lalitha holds M.A. degrees in Economics, Women’s studies and Gandhian thought, M.Ed., M.Phil and Ph.D. in Economics. She won Medal for securing first rank in M.A. (Women’s studies) at Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal. Presently, Reader in the Faculty of Rural Development, Gandhigram rural Institute (D.U.) Gandhigram, she has presented papers in several International, National and Regional seminars and workshops. A seasoned teacher having nearly one and half decade of professional standing, she is the author of many research papers, articles, monographs and books on a variety of issues relating to empowerment of women, self help groups, micro credit, rural women and Rural Development. She has been involved in development projects with emphasis on alternate credit delivery systems and women’s empowerment. She has undertaken projects on women self help groups, women co-operatives and women in poverty alleviation programmes. She has been guiding scholars working for M.Phil and Ph.D. degree. She is in the network of Non Governmental SHG Federations. She has been involved in developmental projects with emphasis on alternate credit delivery systems. Currently, she is running an Action research project on Self Help Groups and Self Help promoting Institutions funded by CAPART and a research project on Micro credit Intervention and Women Empowerment funded by ICSSR.

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Title Shifting Contours of Rural Institutions: A Micro Level Reflection on Sustainable Development
Author N. Lalitha
Format Hardcover
Date published: 21.08.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8178886154
length x+242p., Tables.