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 35, Issue 4, October-December 2016

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Table of Contents


Dialectics of Female Landownership: A Case Study in Deltaic Andhra, C.1866-2001
Babu N. S. Dasari, Tetsuji Yamada 531-553
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Participatory Rural Appraisal in Drylands:A Holistic Approach for Getting Insight into an Agro-Ecosystem Analysis
K. S. Reddy, P. K. Pankaj, N. N. Reddy, N. S. Raju 555-580
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Impact of Micro-Finance on Income Distribution of Rural Households in Andhra Pradesh
S. Rajeswari 581-597
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Understanding Socioeconomic Conditions of Rural Households
Mukesh Kumar Pandey, Amit Bhushan Dwivedi 599-619
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An Analysis of Financial Inclusion
Malabika Roy, Tanmoyee Banerjee Chaterjee 621-644
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Women Employment in Unorganised Sector in India: An Empirical Analysis
Rashmi Tiwari, Shivani Tiwari 645-664
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An Analysis of Entrepreneurship Development through RSETI in Pudukkottai District
Velu Suresh Kumar 665-675
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Motivation of Farm Women towards Nutritional Kitchen Garden and Postharvest Management of their Surplus Produce
Pratibha Singh, Anupama Pandey, Chandeshwar Tiwari, Dhansara Sharma 677-688
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