14-15 October 2016
Organized by: Centre for Agrarian Studies, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India
Call for Papers
NIRDPR invites scholars working in the relevant areas to submit papers (6000-8000 words), on the themes and sub themes of the seminar. Submit full paper by 30th September 2016 with an abstract. Authors of papers who will be shortlisted for presentation at the seminar will be communicated. Paper presenters will receive travel support as per NIRDPR norms and as per requirement and need. Communication may be sent to Dr. K. Suman Chandra, Professor & Head, Centre for Agrarian Studies email: firstname.lastname@example.org;email@example.com; Mob: 09848997643.
The broad themes and sub-themes include the following:
b) Changing Nature of Land-based Rural Power Structure
c) Rural Landless and Land Poor and Land Development Policies
d) Potential Land Resources (Public and Private) for Improved Land Access
b) Tribal Land Rights Alienation of Tribal Land and the Forest Rights Act
c) Women's Rights to Land
d) Growth and Nature of Tenancy and Tenant Rights
e) Land Conflicts and movements
b) Cooperatives, Farmers' Producer Organisations (FPO), Self-Help Groups and Access to Land
c) MGNREGS and the Development of the Small-Marginal Farms.