This monograph by Dr Jyothis Sathyapalan and Dr Gopinath Reddy is an attempt to understand the implementation processes of the Forest Rights Act 2006 in Kerala. The study also tried to evaluate the scope and feasibility of taking up the implementation of community rights and conservation duties in an integrated manner with the Participatory Forest Management (PFM) programmes of the state.

This paper considers the relationship between the historical emergence of colonial forestry institutions in forest areas of Andhra Pradesh and the chronic poverty of people living there.

This paper makes an attempt to enquire into the politics of state-business relations, how it has affected industrial development in general, and expansion of the manufacturing sector in the State of Andhra Pradesh (AP) in particular.