Reforming Indian Agriculture: Towards Employment Generation and Poverty Reduction Essays in Honour of G K Chadha (Hardback)
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Reforming Indian Agriculture: Towards Employment Generation and Poverty Reduction Essays in Honour of G K Chadha (Hardback)

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This compilation includes original essays that examine past and current status of the agricultural sector in India and delineate the challenges it faces in the era of economic reforms. It highlights the issues that are beginning to raise serious policy discussions in India in view of continuing agrarian crisis and the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-2012). Apart from providing macro level analyses, the collection also features studies which are based on micro (field) data that reflect the realities of the Indian agrarian economy.

In addition, Reforming Indian Agriculture: Towards Employment Generation and Poverty Reduction focuses on the issues of employment, poverty, food and nutrition, and reviews other aspects of development policy like fostering inter-state cooperation for optimum utilization of resources, privatization policy to mobilize funds for social sector development and pattern of adoption of improved technologies by small scale industries in the country. The book will be invaluable for students, researchers and academicians working in the fields of Development Economics, Rural and Agricultural Economics, and Development Policy Analysis.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761936459
Number of pages: 592
Weight: 797 g
Dimensions: 241 x 184 x 41 mm


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The essays are all scholarly and authoritative in nature. This book is a timely contribution, when there is widespread awareness of the need to revitalize our agricultural and rural economy, and build a sustainable National Food Security System.... This is an exceedingly well-researched and written publication dealing with the issues ranging from the fatigue of the green revolution to pervasive malnutrition and poverty.

-- Current Science

This book is a collection of essays contributed by colleagues, friends and students of Professor G.K. Chadha to honour him for his remarkable contribution in the field of agricultural and development economics for a period spanning over four decades, and motivating serious policy-oriented research in India, specifically focusing on issues concerning the well-being of the poorer sections. Chapterisation of the book and sequencing of the articles is very apt....This book will be invaluable for students, researchers and academicians working in the fields of Development Economics, Rural and Agricultural Economics and Development Policy Analysis.

-- Journal of Rural Development

Scanning agrarian reforms, this collection examines today's policies and what needs to be done....The sheer weight of research that forms the backbone of each essay makes this book ideal reference material for academicians and students in related fields.

-- Tehelka

This compilation includes original essays that examine past and current status of agricultural sector in India and delineate the challenges it faces in the era of economic reforms.

-- Free Press Journal

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