Prof. Nirankar Srivastav

Economics Department

Designation: Professor

Joined NEHU on

15-07-1995

Qualifications:

M.A. (Rajasthan Univ.), Ph. D. (IIT, Kanpur)

Current Status:

Professor

 

Currently Teaching:

Economics of Social Sector/Environmental Economics/ Industrial Economics

Teaching/Research Experience:

  • Professor, NEHU (Since 1998)
  • Reader, NEHU (1985-98)
  • Lecturer, Kanpur University (1976-85)
  • Lecturer, Rohailkhand University (1976)

Administrative Experience:

  • Member, Executive Council, NEHU (2006-09).
  • Member, Academic Council, NEHU (Since 1998).
  • Dean, SEMIS, NEHU (2006-2009).
  • Member, Purchase Committee, NEHU (2006-09).
  • Member, Library Committee, NEHU (2006 -09).
  • Chairman, BPGS (Economics), NEHU (2002-05).
  • Chairman, School Board, SEMIS, NEHU ( 2006-09).
  • Chairman, BUGS (Econ.), NEHU (2002-05).
  • Head, Dept. of Economics, NEHU (2002-05).
  • Director, IQAC, NEHU (2015-l7 )
Ph. D Title: Sectoral Interdependency and Effects of Income Distribution in the Economy of Uttar Pradesh: A Study in Input-Output Framework
Ph.D. Students Guided: Three  
Broad Area of Interest: Industrial Economics/Development Economics and Economics of North Eastern Region of India

Current Area of Work:

  • Service Sector/Small Scale Industries.
  • Poverty and Unemployment
  • Multi-dimensional poverty
  • Evaluation of Public Health Services

Professional Affiliation:

  • Indian Econometric Society.
  • North Eastern Economic Association.
  • Meghalaya Economic Association.

Scholarship/Fellowship Awarded:

  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Massey University, Palmerston North, New-Zealand (1989-1991)
  • Research Associate ship, UGC, New Delhi (1994-96)

Honours/Awards/ Recognitions:
Nominated as member of a Sub-Committee under the ‘Meghalaya Economic Development Council Secretariat for Road and Tourism Development’ constituted by the Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya, Shillong, October, 2012.

Paper(s) Presented in Conferences/Seminars/Symposiums:

More than 50

 

Research Projects

  • Concurrent Evaluation of Integrated Rural Development Program in the State of Meghalaya
  • Evaluation of Jawahar Rojgar Yojana in Meghalaya
  • Review of Research in Economics in Northeast India
  • Incidence of Unemployment and Child Labour in NE states.

Publications

Book(s) Published:

  • Globalisation and North-East India, (ed.) Standard Publishers (India), New Delhi, 2007
  • Agricultural Transition in the Hill Areas of the North-Eastern Region, (ed.), North-Eastern Economic Association, Shillong, 2002.
  • Survey of Research in Economics on North East India (1970-1990), Regency Publications, New Delhi, India, 2000

Research Paper(s) Published: 46

  • Srivastav N. and Basumatary J., (2016) The Major Trends in Public Health Care Spending in India and its Relationship with Health Care Outcomes among North Eastern States, Management in Health journal, XX/3/2016: pp15-27, ISSN 1453-4541, National School of Public Health, Management and Development in Health, Bucharest, Romania.
  • Srivastav, N., Basumatary, J., Shohe, S. O. (2015) Economic Development of North-Eastern States of India: Post Globalization Challenges. International Journal of Social and Development Policy.Vol.1, No.2, July-December: 7-16.
  • Ricky A J S and Srivastav, N. (2013). Globalisation, Intellectual Property Rights and North Eastern Region of India. In Northeast and Globalisation: Issues Betwixt and Between, Ed.: Behera, M. C., DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 198-209.
  • Srivastav, N. and Ricky A J S (2012). Emergence of Entrepreneurship in a Tribal Dominated Economy. In Development Dynamics: Finance, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship, Ed.: Behera, M. C. and Baruah, D, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 136-169.   
  • Srivastav, N. (2011): “Poverty in the Northeastern States of India: An Inter-Temporal Analysis”, In Agarwal A.K and B. Singh (eds.) Understanding India’s Northeast, DVS Publishers, New Delhi, pp 59-69.   
  • Srivastav, N. (2010): “Patterns of Emerging Labour Force and Growing Unemployment in North-East India: Some Issues”, In N.M.P. Verma  and Awasthi I.C., (ed.) Contractual Employment in the Indian Labour Market,Concept Publishing Company, Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, pp 357-376.
  • Srivastav, N. (2009): “Severity of Poverty and Status of Public Services in North-Eastern States”, In P. Nayak (ed.) Growth and Human Development in North-East India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, pp 166-178.
  • Srivastav, N. (2009): “Role of Emerging Small Scale Industries in the Rural Development of North-Eastern States of India- An Analytical Approach”, in Rays  Ahmed (ed.) Co-operative Management and Development: Text and Cases, Part.III, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp 694-711.
  • Srivastav, N. (2009):”Poverty, Gender Discrimination and Access to Education-Evidence of Women Empowerment from the North-East India”, in Rais Ahmed (ed.) Micro-Finance and Women Empowerment, MittalPublications, New Delhi, pp 923-939.
  • Srivastav, N. (2009): “Industrial Development in the Northeastern States of India: The case of Service Industries”, In H. J. Baxi (ed.) Regional Disparities in India, IB, I.U. Press, Hyderabad, pp 80-103.
  • Srivastav, N. and Syngkon R.A.J. (2008): “Emergence of Small Scale Industries and Entrepreneurship in the Rural Areas of North-Eastern States of India: an Analytical Approach” The Icfai University Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, Vol. V, No.2 June, pp06-22.
  • Srivastav, N. and Syngkon R.A.J. (2007): “Functioning of Small Scale Industries in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya: Some Issues” Assam Economic Journal, Vol. XX, ISSN0976-7530, pp33-64.
  • Srivastav, N. and Syngkon R.A.J. (2007): “Status and Development of Small Scale Industries in the North-Eastern States of India: an Exploratory Approach” In S. Menon (ed.) India’s North-East Economy: Problems and Prospects, I.U. Press, Hyderabad, pp78-107.
  • Srivastav, N. (2007): “Industrial Development in the Northeastern States of India: The case of Service Industries”, In S. Menon (ed.) India’s North-East Economy: Problems and Prospects, I.U. Press, Hyderabad, pp108-121.
  • Srivastav, N. and R.A.J. Syngkon (2007): “Status and Development of Small Scale Industries in the North-Eastern States of India: an Exploratory Approach In S. Menon (ed.) India’s North-East Economy and Prospects(forthcoming).
  • Srivastav, N. and R.A.J. Syngkon (2007): “Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship Development in a Tribal Dominated Economy: A Case Study of Small Scale Industries in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya” ICFAI Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, Hyderabad (forthcoming).
  • Srivastav, N. (2007): “Development of Service Sector: Is there Any Hope for the Economies of North-East India” in Dubey, Kumar, Srivastav and Thomas (eds.) Globalisation and North-East India, Standard Publishers (India), New Delhi, pp.247-264.
  • Srivastav, N. and R.A.J. Syngkon (2007): “Economic Behaviour of Small Scale Industries in Meghalaya: An Econometric Analysis”, ICFAI Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, Vol. IV, No. 3, pp.30-48.
  • Srivastav, N. (2006): “Dynamics of Inter-Industrial Linkages in the Economy of Uttar-Pradesh”, Journal of Managerial Economics, Vol.4, No.2, pp.7-13.
  • Srivastav, N. (2006): “Industrial Development in the Northeastern States of India: The case of Service Industries”, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol.3, No.4, pp.60-69.
  • Srivastav, N. (2006): “Role of Non-farm Sector in Transforming Rural India: A Study with Special Reference to Uttar-Pradesh”, The ICFAI Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. III, No.2, pp.41-51.
  • Srivastav, N. (2005): “Structure of Service Sector and Development Strategy for Meghalaya” in G. Das (ed.) Structural Changes and Strategies of Development: Resource Industry Linkages in North East India, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, pp.129-134.
  • Srivastav, N. and A. Dubey (2004): “How and Why the Access to Public Distribution System does not Enhance the Food Security among the People of North East India: An Inter-state Analysis” in M.C. Behera (ed.) Globalisation and Development Dilemma: Reflections from North East India,Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp.295-308.
  • Srivastav, N. (2003):  “Inter-Sectoral Linkages in the Economy of Uttar-Pradesh: A Graph Theoretic Approach”, in S. Singh et al. (eds.) Environment, Locational Decisions and Regional Planning GSNEHR, Shillong, pp.123-130.
  • Srivastav, N. and A. Dubey (2003): “Regional Disparities in Poverty Incidence and Levels of Living in India”, in Mohapatra and Pathak (eds.) Economic Liberalization and Regional Disparities in India: Special Focus on North Eastern Region, Star Publishing House, Shillong, pp.42-76.
  • Srivastav, N. and A. Dubey (2003): “Unemployment in Northeast India: Some Issues”, in Mohapatra and Pathak (eds.) Economic Liberalization and Regional Disparities in India: Special Focus on North Eastern Region, Star Publishing House, Shillong, pp.208-221.
  • Srivastav, N. (2002): “Elementary Education, Poverty and Gender Differentials in North-East India: Some Issues”, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol.XVI, No.3, pp.375-398.
  • Srivastav, N. and A. Dubey (2002): “Rural Non-farm Employment in India: Spatial Variations and Temporal Change”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.45, No.1, pp.745-758.
  • Srivastav, N. (1999): "Need and Prospects of Alternative Energy Sources in North-East India, in Athparia, R.P. et al (eds.)   Renewable Energy Resources and Its Management in North-Eastern India, Reliance Publishing House, New Delhi, pp.1-11.
  • Srivastav, N. (1998): "Some Trends of Research in Economics in North-Eastern India”, in Singh, J.P. et al (eds.) Trends in Social Sciences and Humanities in India (1947-97), Regency Publications, New Delhi, pp.47-67.
  • Srivastav, N. (1995): “Public Administration of Rural Development in Meghalaya” in Javaid, S. (ed.) Theories of Public Administration, Sage Publications, New Delhi.
  • Srivastav, N. (1995): “Renewable Energy Options in North-Eastern India: Some Possibilities, Hill Geographer, Vol. XIII, Nos.1&2, GSNER (India), pp.38-47.
  • Srivastav, N. (1995): “Uchcha Shiksha Ki Ikai Lagat Ka Aaklan: Purovottar Parvatiya Vishwavidyalya Ka Adhyayan”, Pariprekshya, Year 4, Issues 1- 4, pp.29-55.
  • Srivastav, N. (1992): "Inequalities in New Zealand’s Personal Income Distribution 1983-84:  Measurement and Patterns" Income Distribution Series No.1, Social Policy Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, pp.1-28.
  • Srivastav, N. (1992): “The Problems, Causes of Environmental Disruption and its Political Economy” in R.K. Rai et al (eds.) Environmental Management, Vol. I: Physio-Ecology Facets, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, pp.11-16.
  • Srivastav, N. (1991):  "Measuring Incidence of Goods and Services Tax on the Households of New Zealand" The NEHU Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.9, No.4, pp.1-16.
  • Srivastav, N. (1991) "An Evaluation and Inventory of Educational and Manpower Planning Models: An Up-dated Review" Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol.5, No.2, pp.143-157.
  • Srivastav, N. (1990): "Economics of Population Growth and Economic Development” in Pandey, M.C. (ed.) Population Awareness Series,  Centre for Adult and Continuing Education, NEHU, Shillong, pp.19-24.
  • Srivastav, N. (1990): "Integrated Rural Development Program in Rural Meghalaya: a Critical Evaluation” in R.K.  Rai, et al (eds.) Hill Area Development:  Issues and Perspective, Geographical Society of North Eastern Region, India, pp.194-202.
  • Srivastav, N. (1990): "The Problem and Causes of Environmental Disruption and Its Political Economy", Rajasthan Economic Journal, Vol.14, No.1, pp.13-17.
  • Srivastav, N. and R.R. Barthwal (1986): "Sectoral Inter-dependency and Identification of Key Sectors in U.P.'s Economy", Indian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. XVIII, No.1, pp.1-9.
  • Srivastav, N. et al. (1986):"Changes in Socio-Economic Status of the Scheduled Caste Population in Rural Rajasthan 1961-81", Rajasthan Economic Journal, Vol.10, No.1, pp.65-73.
  • Srivastav, N. (1985): "Effects of Income Redistribution Policy on the Economy of Uttar-Pradesh", Applications of Input-Output Techniques to Structural and Price Analysis, Input-Output Research Association, India, December, pp.135-148.
  • Srivastav, N. (1985): "Quantitative Models of Educational and Manpower Planning with Special Reference to India", Frontiers of Input-Output Techniques, Part III: A, Input-Output Research Association, India, pp.133-147.
  • Srivastav, N. (1985): "Rural Poverty Eradication Program: Some Relevant Issues", NEHU Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.3, No.4, pp.89-92.
  • Srivastav, N. and R.R. Barthwal (1985): "Measurement of Sectoral Income and Employment Multipliers for the Economy of Uttar- Pradesh: an Application of Semi-closed Input-Output Model", Indian Journal of Economics, October, Vol. LXVI, Part-II, No.261, pp.183-201.