Author: Vatsala Srivastava
Publisher: Serials Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186771190
The book covers some vital aspects regarding contemporary socio-economic condition of the country. The papers presented in the volume carry wide range of interesting topics such as decentralisation of planning benefiting the people at grass root level, need for human resource development programmes to bring improvement on the organisational performance, initiation and implementation of employment generating schemes like Jawahar Rojgar Yojana (renamed Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana), designed to improve the quality of life of rural people, etc.
These policies and programmes are bound to bring changes in the basic fabric of the country. Some articles are related to the significant aspect of women's socio-economic development putting forward rich material and empirical data showing their current status in the country, and suggesting ways for the further initiatives required to be taken for improving their overall situation.
Some others are concerned with the conditions of unprivileged lots of the society such as people engaged in the agricultural activities and facing disguised unemployment for many months in a year. The articles in the book are very informative and give insight to explore new avenues for further studies.