Author:Bhaskar Majumder

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Rural Housing: Policies & Practices

By: Bhaskar Majumder

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032034

ISBN: 8131601080

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 372. View more info

Political Economy of Public Distribution System in India

By: Bhaskar Majumder

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 701013

ISBN: 8180696413

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This book examines the extent to which the public distribution system (PDS) in India has succeeded in providing essential commodities to the people living below poverty line. Taking the State of Uttar Pradesh as a case study, the book reviews the functioning of the delivery system beginning from the procurement of food grains by the government till their distribution to the beneficiaries of the PDS, the constraints faced by Fair Price Shops, and the in-built vices of the system line leakage of food grains from godowns, purchase of food grains from open market, subsidy grabbed by the non-poor, ... View more info

Housing on the Hills in India

By: Bhaskar Majumder

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2011

Seller ID: 701390

ISBN: 8180697428

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This book basically examines the role of rural housing for decent living of population rooted in rural Uttarakhand with an analytical frame of micro-private benefits like adequacy of living space per person, the quality and durability of houses as well as of macro-public facilities of approach roads, water supply system, electricity, fuel, sanitation and public space. It also establishes a positive impact of housing ensuring utilisation of local natural and human resources besides promoting rural infrastructure, uplifting environmental conditions, providing security to rural masses and discour... View more info

Poverty, Food Security And Sustainability: Public Distribution System In India

By: Bhaskar Majumder

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2004

Seller ID: 701793

ISBN: 8170338700

Condition: New


This book is aimed at covering food security of those people who have less access to food for survival. It considers food-poverty as a basis for searching whether public distribution system works to ensure food security of people targeted. The book accepts in principle the idea that social security has to aim at abolishing want by guaranteeing every citizen an adequate income at all times to meet his basic needs. While dealing with the operational part of social security of individuals, the book takes a narrow frame of food security for people targeted. Thus, it essentially aims to examine whe... View more info