Rural Poverty and Human Development : Linkages and Implications

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-943-7

Student Price : Rs.442

Student Dollar Price : 18$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 186

Book Weight :0

About The Book

The book entitled "Rural Poverty and Human Development: Linkages and Implications" is based on original research conducted by the author during her Ph.D. programme. The material in the book has been synthesized from authors own findings and when it becomes necessary references are made on the available findings of others. The book is based on a ?sample survey of 200 households consisting of 100 poor and 100 non-poor households. The book mainly emphasized on how non-economic factors directly or indirectly affect rural poverty. Recently the non-economic factors of poverty have been emphasized by several scholars, including Professor Amartya Sen, in this context present book assumes importance. The nexus between economic factor and poverty is also discussed in the book. The book runs in 6 Chapters. Chapter 1 deals with the meaning, type and methods of measurement of poverty as well as the scope of the present research. Brief reviews of previous studies conducted on various aspects of poverty are presented in chronological order under subheads in Chapter 2. Chapter 3 describes about the methods and procedures employed for undertaking the investigation and techniques of data collection. Appropriate statistical tools are also used for analysis of data to meet the objectives of the present study. Information pertinent to the research site has been presented in Chapter 4. Each and every chapter has its own importance but the most important one is chapter 5 as it highlights about the important findings of present study. This chapter describes in detail about the observations and findings of each and every objective under subheads. The chapter 6 covers summary of research findings and conclusions drawn. In last, references collected while conducting present investigation and its compilation have also been presented for the benefits of researchers in future. In this book each chapter is presented in easy and simple language with appropriate tables and diagrams. The finding of present investigation is so graded that research scholar, specialists in poverty/rural development, policy planner and those interested in welfare of rural people could benefit from this book.?

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About The Author

Mrs. (Dr.) Veena Kumari obtained her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural Economics from Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar, Pusa, Samastipur in the years 2001 and 2006 respectively, all in first division with honours in Masters. Besides this, she also cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi in 2005 and 2010. She was awarded Merit Scholarship during graduation and University fellowship during her Masters and Ph.D. degrees. She has about 15 research articles to her credit in reputed national journals. She has also; published three book chapters along with six popular articles in reputed magazines. She has participated and presented papers mainly on food security and rural development aspects in national and international seminars, conferences, etc. She also participated in International Workshop jointly organized by IRRI and ILRI at ICRISAT, Patencheru, Hyderabad. She is a lifemember of Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA), New Delhi. She has started her career as a Guest Faculty (Lecturer) at Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour during 2006-07, and contributed in the preparation of Comprehensive District Agricultural Plan (C-DAP), Government of Bihar during 2008. She is currently working as a Research Associate under World Bank funded subproject of National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) entitled “Sustainable Livelihood Improvement through need-based Integrated Farming System models in Disadvantaged.Districts of Bihar” at ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar since 2009. Email [email protected]

Prof. Sudha Madhwaraj -


Senior Scale lecturer in Commerce Department of Commerce & Management Maharani`s Arts, Commerce & Management College for Women,


Dr. B. Chandrashekara, hails from a small village in Hassan District and marched forward considerably to carve a niche in the field of business education in India. He has toiled and moiled to reach the self-prophecy of becoming an established teacher in the field of Commerce and Management. His strenuous and hard work fetched him a place as a matured professor. He has to his credit M.Com, (Rank Holder), MBA, MTM, M.Phil, and Ph.D. He is an accomplished author for Commerce and Management disciplines. He has authored over 15 books on Commerce and Management disciplines already. He has presented and published several research articles in the National and International Conferences, Journals and Magazines. He has been guiding research scholars for their M.Phil and Ph.Ds. His areas of interest covers Taxation, Research Methodology, Marketing Management, Strategic Management, International Finance, Financial Management, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting and the like. He is a former Treasurer of Karnataka Government College Teachers` Association. He worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Commerce and Management, Maharani`s Arts, Commerce and Management College for Women, Bangalore, a NAAC accredited `A` Grade College. Currently working as Professor in PG Department of Commerce and Management, Government R.C. College of Commerce and Management, Bangalore. He is a resource person visiting several B-Schools in India. E-mail: [email protected]

Dr. K. Ramachandra, has to his credit M.Com.(Rank Holder), MBA., DPM & IR, LLB., and Ph.D., and over two decades of teaching and research experience in the field of Commerce and Management disciplines. He was a High Court Advocate with strong base and exposure on business, taxation, and I PR trade laws. He has produced several Ph.Ds and M.Phils. He has published several International Research Papers in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers of Global Repute. Currently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Commerce and Management, Maharani`s Arts, Commerce and Management College for Women, Bangalore, a NAAC accredited `A` Grade College. A prolific writer and received wide spread acclaim for his power brand books - Services Management, International Finance, Indian Constitution, International Business Laws, Marketing, Research Methodology and the like. He also holds the position of Presidentship of Bangalore University Teachers` Council of Commerce and Management. He is a resource person visiting several B-Schools in India. He is a known personality among the teaching and student community. Formerly he worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Commerce and Management, Government Boys`College, Kolar, as mark of rural service. E-mail: [email protected]

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