Journal of Rural Development

Our Mission

To examine and analyse the factors contributing to the improvement of economic and social well-being of people in rural areas on a sustainable basis with focus on the rural poor and the other disadvantaged groups through research, action research and consultancy efforts.

To facilitate the rural development efforts with particular emphasis and focus on the rural poor by improving the knowledge,skills and attitudes of rural development officials and non-officials through organising training, workshops and seminars.

Information dissemination is an integral part of training and research activities. NIRD&PR is actively engaged in publishing and disseminating information on rural development. So far, NIRD&PR has published over 200 books and reports research monographs and occasional papers on various aspects of rural development.

Chief Editor : Dr. W.R. Reddy, IAS, Director General, NIRD&PR
ISSN : 0970-3357
Frequency : Quarterly
“Journal of Rural Development”

Journal of Rural Development (JRD) is published quarterly in March, June, September and December by the National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500 030

The Journal aims at promoting study and research in rural development. It seeks to uncover links between the social sciences and rural development and to forge and strengthen them where necessary.
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Volume 36, Issue 2, April-June 2017

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Table of Contents


Rural Employment Diversification in North East India: An Analysis
Bhagirathi Panda 163-180
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Tribal Dispossession through Land Acquisition: A Study of Open Cast Mines in West Bengal
Sreenita Mondal 181-202
Total views: 163
Economic Valuation of Female Family Labour in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry: A Study in a Prosperous Agricultural Region
Kavita Baliyan 203-212
Total views: 155
MGNREGA in Assam: Who are Taking up Employment?
Prerona Baruah, Anjali Radkar 213-230
Total views: 164
Integrated Fodder and Livestock Development in Uttarakhand: NGO's Initiatives
Shikhakrati Negi, B. P. Singh, Mahesh Chander, Afzal Hoque Akand, Ranjana Sachan 231-242
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Impact of Dyeing Industrial Pollution on Farm Income and Production in Tiruppur District of Tamil Nadu
S. Gandhimathi, N. Dhanabaghiyam 243-254
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Direct Vs Indirect Election to Grama Panchayat President: Reflections and Implications
N. Sivanna, Nayanatara Nayak, Narayan Billava, V. T. Hungund 255-268
Total views: 130
Productivity of Different Species of Dairy Animals in High Altitude Regions: A Geographical Analysis in Pulwama District of Jammu & Kashmir
Rafiq Hussain Andrabi, Harmeet Singh, Pervez Ahmed 269-282
Total views: 150

Book Reviews

Book Review
R. Aruna Jayamani 283-285
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