Dimensions of Rural Transportation: Proceedings of the International Seminar Held on 10-12 September 1988

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Desari Panduranga Rao
Inter-India Publications, Jan 1, 1989 - Rural transit - 500 pages
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This edited volume by D. Panduranga Rao is based on the deliberations of an International Seminar held in September 1988 at Visakhapatnam. The Seminar was attended by eminent scholars and intellecturals from India, USA, UK, New Zealand, Italy, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The book contains thirty contributions of experts and also lectures given by them in Technical Sessions. The material is grouped under four themes, (a)Role fo Transport in the Strategy for Rural Development: (b) Rural Transport Scenario in India and Abroad: (c) Energy, Technology Adoption, Safety and Environmental Aspects of Rural Transport and (d) Rural Road Network Planning and Development. The deliberations of the seminar are rich due to the involvement of transport personalia representing different fields and their recommendatiosn are purposeful and would interest policy framers.

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Contents

BACKGROUND PAPER
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Accessibility and Public Transport in Rural Areas
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Transport as a Factor in Emancipation
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