Vol. 1, Issue 4, Part C (2015)
Indian thinker’s approach towards sustainable development of rural India
Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Dr. Hemlata Rawat, Tauffiqu Ahamad
Indian thinkers approach plays an important role towards sustainable development of rural India. Rural development in India would correspond to Indian development as a whole; this obvious thought was appreciated by the Indian thinkers at various points of the holistic phase of sustainable development of rural India. Various approaches have been there, initially by those from within country, and later with time and advent of technology, foreign approaches have also found use. There were various Indian thinkers such as Rabindra Nath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Vinoba Bhave, Jaya Prakash Narayan and post-independence M.S. Swaminathan, Verghese Kurien & Amartya Sen, to quote a few, India has seen thinkers with unique appreciation to this phenomenon, where concepts like Sriniketan, Self-Sustenance, Sarvodaya moovement, Bhoodan yag samiti aandolan, Green Revolution, White Revolution etc. came to formulation. This article critically discusses and observes the ideas and approaches of these few Indian thinkers at various time points, associated relevance to the complexity involved, deviations from these propositions by outer inclusion in policies and implications therefore for sustainable development of rural India.
How to cite this article:
Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Dr. Hemlata Rawat, Tauffiqu Ahamad. Indian thinker’s approach towards sustainable development of rural India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(4): 97-101.