Meher, Rajkishor

Rajkishor Meher is Associate Professor of Sociology at Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies, India. He obtained his Ph.D. in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University

How Mineral Based Industrial Development Marginalizes and Displaces People in India. Three Case Studies
2010 0-7734-3784-3
Focuses on the three giant steel plants of India set up in the mineral rich tribal regions during the 1950s and 1960s. The study provides an account of the adverse consequences of displacement faced by the people and their ecosystem as a whole. It compares the three steel plants in terms of policy and implementation of the rehabilitation of the displacees from which useful lessons can be drawn for the future.