Small and Medium Towns and their Role in Regional Development

By: A.C. Minocha & H.S. Yadav

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The book is a revised and enlarged version of the ICSSR project "A Study of Small and Intermediate Towns In Madhya Pradesh." It presents the role of small and medium towns in their different manifestations, as growth centres, as service centres, as central places in their respective hierarchies of settlements. The focus of the study is mainly on rural-urban interaction, the economic base of the towns, in terms of their land-use pattern, cropping pattern, agricultural specialisation and Crop combinations and the extent of commercialisation of Agriculture in their respective regional economies. The study is also concerned with the analysis of growth or decline of small towns against the background of urbanisation and economic development in the regional economy. The study addresses itself to the following vital questions : Why small and medium towns are not playing the role in regional development as expected of them? What are the gaps and deficiencies in Infrastructure and functions and facilities in these towns? What are the flaws in our urbanisation policies? What should be the appropriate Policies for the development of small and medium towns as part of programmes of regional development?The book will be found very useful by regional planners, social scientists, demographers, Policy makers and all those interested in problems of urbanisation and regional al development.Printed Pages: 280.

Title: Small and Medium Towns and their Role in Regional Development

Author Name: A.C. Minocha & H.S. Yadav

Categories: India, Development,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1989

ISBN: 8121202647

ISBN 13: 9788121202640

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 105721

Keywords: Small and Medium Towns and their Role in Regional Development A.C. Minocha & H.S. Yadav