Papers of the Seminar on Pattern and Problems of Population in North-East India: a Multidimensional Study, organized by the North-East India Council for Social Science Research, Shillong, 7-8 December 1984.
|Other titles||Pattern and problems of population in north-east India.|
|Statement||editor, B. Datta Ray.|
|Contributions||Datta-Ray, B., 1925-, North-East India Council for Social Science Research.|
|LC Classifications||HA4587.I44 P37 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 433 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||433|
|LC Control Number||86902123|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Population trend in North-East region / M.C. Pandey & N.P. Goel --Demographic profile of North-East () / R.P. Bhattacharjee --Population growth and its problems / P.H. John --Population growth in North-East India / Mitali Chakrabarthy --Menace of population growth / Keya Sengupta - . The book highlights how ethnicity plays a vital role in the construction of one's identity and the emmergence of ethnic insurgency in the region. Moreover, the book also made a good mention of issues arising from one's ethnic assertion or mobilisation. However, the contributors/book nowhere made a mention of how politicised ethnicity has Reviews: 1. North-east India, the geographical gat eway of India's phytodiversity Mailang. genera and 68 families and 14 types of reptiles and amphibians are reported from Assam. This book report has nine chapters. Chapter 1 provides a pooled analysis of the cancer problem in the North East in comparison to the rest of India. Chapters 2 – 9 provides the state specific cancer profile of the eight states (in alphabetical order).
the northeastern states. Displacement of population is caused by violent conflict between security forces and insurgent groups, different dissident armed groups and counter-insurgency operations of security forces. The Northeast India accounts for almost half of India’s conflict induced internally displaced persons.(Bhaumik, ). North East (NE) States of India comprises of seven states namely Assam, Arunachal PradeshNagaland and Tripura., Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Objective:To study the levels and trends of urbanization in North Eastern Region of India and to understand the state wise comparison of percentage of urban population and growth rate. Urban growth is a recent phenomenon in North-east India and has now become an emerging trend. According to Census of India (), the total total number of cities in the entire North-east region which have a population above above 1,00, ( million) is nine (Fig. 1). Development of infrastructure has been neglected in north-east India. According to Nayak, the North-East region which constitutes percent of the total geographical area of the country has a meagre of 1, 16, kms. of road length. Similarly development of railways has been poor.
The Northeast region of India comprising of eight states – Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. North East India is a region poorly connected to the Indian mainland by a small corridor - Silghuri Corridor (also known as Chicken Neck - with a narrow width of only 23 kilometers.). North Eastern India has been facing problems of insurgency for near 5 . Assam is the mother state of the North-East, any instability in this state is bound to have cascading effect in other six sisters. It has 74 percent of total population of the North East. In , Assam was annexed by the British by virtue of the ‘Treaty of Yandabu’ and made part of Bengal presidency. Urbanization in India started to quicken after freedom because of the nation's reception of a blended economy which offered ascend to the advancement of the private area. Urbanization is occurring at a quicker rate in India. Population living in urban territories in India, as per statistics, was %. An analysis of urban development in post-independence India shows that the country has inherited an uneven regional distribution of city and town formations. No other region illustrates this better than the North East. This complex topic is examined with reference to the “tribal metropolis” of Shillong in Meghalaya, which is experiencing a rapidly changing urban landscape.