Greening the desert

motivating settlers in the ICNP by Rakesh Hooja

Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in

  • India,
  • Rajasthan.
    • Subjects:
    • Indira Gandhi Nahar Project.,
    • Irrigation -- India -- Rajasthan.,
    • Desert reclamation -- India -- Rajasthan.

    • About the Edition

      With reference to Indira Gandhi Nahar Project.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-291) and index.

      StatementRakesh Hooja.
      LC ClassificationsTC904.R35 H66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination296 p. :
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3534455M
      ISBN 108170336899
      LC Control Number2001435282

      If you are interested in desert reclamation and irrigation in India, particularly in the state of Rajasthan, then "Greening the desert" by Rakesh Hooja is a must-read book. This book, published in 2001, explores the challenges and strategies of motivating settlers in the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project (ICNP) and the efforts to reclaim the desert through irrigation.

      Overview of the book

      "Greening the desert" focuses on the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project, a canal system built in the 1950s in Rajasthan, India. The book discusses the project's significance in both irrigation and desert reclamation. It provides detailed insights into the challenges faced by the settlers and explores the strategies used to motivate them to participate in the project.

      Hooja's research and expertise in the field make this book an authoritative source on the subject. Readers interested in the history and development of the ICNP, as well as the broader topic of desert reclamation, will find this book both informative and enlightening.

      Contents of the book

      The book covers a range of topics related to the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project and desert reclamation in Rajasthan. Some of the key subjects discussed in the book include:

      1. The history and background of the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project
      2. The challenges faced by settlers in the ICNP
      3. The strategies used to motivate settlers
      4. The impact of the project on desert reclamation
      5. Case studies of successful initiatives within the project

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      "Greening the desert" by Rakesh Hooja is a comprehensive book that delves into the fascinating world of the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project and desert reclamation in Rajasthan. Whether you're a researcher, a student, or simply interested in the subject, this book is a valuable resource. Download it for free or read it online to gain insights into the challenges and strategies involved in greening the desert.