Author:D.N. Basu & S.P. Kashyap and G.S. Guha (Authors)

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Agro-Climatic Regional Planning in India (In Two Volumes)

By: D.N. Basu & S.P. Kashyap and G.S. Guha (Authors)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1996

Seller ID: 701433

ISBN: 8170225841

Condition: New


The genesis of Agro-Climatic Regional Planning (ACRP) in India in its present form can be attributed to late Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi. The late Prime Minister, while reviewing the work of the Ministry of Agriculture suggested, in May 1987 that the programmes of Agriculture and Rural Development needed to be reoriented along area specific lines. This idea was operationalised by the Planning Commission with the launch of the ACRP project in mid 1988. The ACRP approach differs from traditional planning in three fundamental ways. One, it begins with area specific resource mapping instead o... View more info