x, 187p., Figs., Tables, Maps, Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Introduction; Rural development Programme in India; Integrated Rural development Programme in India (IRDP); Evaluation of Integrated Rural Development Programme (IDRP) in India; Economy of Shirpur Taluka; Impact of Integrated Rural development Programme (IRDP) in Shirpur Taluka; Conclusion and Suggestion.
The government of India have formulated many programmes for rural development after independence particularly from 1947. There is perhaps no other single programme introduced in India with a view to among the poor as has been the Integrated Rural development programme launched in 1979. The studies conducted by independent institutions and individuals have questioned the quantitative achievement of the targets. This book evaluate the working of integrated rural. Development programme at the national and regional level. The causes which constrain the working of IRDP in rural areas have been investigated and the impact of IRDP assistance on income generation capacity of the beneficiary and their ability to across the poverty line highlighted in the book. Different studies conducted at the national and regional levels have also been reviewed. This book will prove informative and useful to the planners and policy makers in the government and the academics as well as research students in general.