Prof. N. Srivastav


Photo of Dr. N Srivastav Dr. N. Srivastav did his M.A. from University of Rajasthan and Ph.D. from IIT, Kanpur, U.P. He joined the Department in 1985. Presently, he is Professor of Economics in the Department.

He is teaching Economics of Social Sector, Environmental Economics and Industrial Economics.

Contact No(s): +91-364-272-3176(O); 6176(R); +91-364-2550087(R), +91-9436117383(M)
Email Address: nirankarsrivastav@yahoo.com
Teaching Experience:
  • Professor at NEHU (since 1998)
  • Reader at NEHU (1985-1998)
  • Lecturer at Kanpur Univ. (1976-85)
Administrative Experience:
  • Director, IQAC, NEHU (Since 2015)
  • Member, Executive Council, NEHU (2006-09)
  • Dean, School of EMIS, NEHU (2006-09)
  • Head, Department of Economics, NEHU (2002-05)
Ph.D. Title: Sectoral Interdependency and Effects of Income Distribution in the Economy of Uttar-Pradesh: A Study in Input-Output Framework
PhD Students Supervised: Three
Broad Areas of Interest: Industrial Economics ; Development Economics ; Economics of N.E. Region of India
Current Area of Work: Service Sector; Small Scale Industries; Poverty and Unemployment
Life Member/Member:
  • Indian Econometric Society
  • North Eastern Economic Association
  • Meghalaya Economic Association
  • Economic Association of North-East India
Scholarship/Fellowship Awards:
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Massey University, Palmerston North, New-Zealand for two years from 1989-1991.
  • Research Associateship awarded by the UGC New-Delhi form October 1994 to September 1996.
Projects Undertaken:
  • Concurrent Evaluation of Integrated Rural Development program in the states of Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland sponsored by the ministry of Rural and Agricultural Development, GOI, New Delhi.
  • Evaluation of Jawahar Rojgar Yojana in Meghalaya, GOI, New Delhi.
  • Review of Research in Economics in Northeast India, ICSSR_NERC, Shillong.
  • Incidence of Unemployment and Child labour in NE states, VV Giri National Labour Institute, NOIDA.
Referee for Journals:
  • The Icfai Journal of Managerial Economics, IUP, Hyderabad.
  • Artha Anvesan: Quality Journal of School of Economics, SMVD University, Udhampur, J&K.

Books Published:

  • Dubey, A., Kumar, S., Srivastav, N. & Thomas, E.D. (eds.)(2007): Globalisation and North-East India, Standard Publishers (India), New Delhi.
  • Srivastav, N. (ed.)(2002): Agricultural Transition in the Hill Areas of the North-Eastern Region, North-Eastern Economic Association, Shillong.
  • Srivastav, N. (2000): Survey of Research in Economics on North East India (1970-1990), Regency Publications, New Delhi, India.

Research Papers Published: (Link to Download)

  • 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, 20(3), pp.15-27, 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, 1(2), pp. 7-16.

  • Syngkon, R.A.J. and Srivastav, N. (2013): "Globalisation, Intellectual Property Rights and North Eastern Region of India" in Behera, M.C. (ed.) Northeast and Globalisation: Issues Betwixt and Between, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, pp.198-209.

  • Srivastav, N. and Syngkon R.A.J. (2012): "Emergence of Entrepreneurship in a Tribal Dominated Economy" in Behera M.C. et al (eds.) Development Dynamics: Finance, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, pp.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. (eds.) Contractual Employment in the Indian Labour Market, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp.357-376.

  • Srivastav, N. (2010): "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): "Industrial Development in the Northeastern States of India: The case of Service Industries", In H.J. Baxi (ed.) Regional Disparities in India, I.U. Press, Hyderabad, pp.80-103.

  • 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, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp.923-939.

  • Srivastav, N. (2009): "Role of Emerging Small Scale Industries in the Rural Development of North-Eastern States of India - An Analytical Approach", in Rais Ahmed (ed.) Co-operative Management and Development: Text and Cases, Part.III, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp.694-711.

  • 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, V(2): 6-22.

  • Srivastav, N. (2007): "Development of Service Sector: Is there Any Hope for the Economies of North-East India". In A. Dubey, M.S. Kumar, N. Srivastav and E.D. Thomas (ed.) Globalisation and North-East India, (ed.) Standard Publishers (India), New Delhi, pp.247-264.

  • 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, pp.108-121.

  • Srivastav, N. and Syngkon R.A.J. (2007): "Economic Behaviour of Small Scale Industries in Meghalaya: An Econometric Analysis", The Icfai Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, IV(3): 30-19.

  • 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, XX: 33-64.

  • Srivastav, N. and Syngkon R.A.J. (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" The Icfai Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, IV(4): 28-48.

  • 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, pp.78-107.

  • Srivastav, N. (2006): "Dynamics of Inter-Industrial Linkages in the Economy of Uttar-Pradesh", The Journal of Managerial Economics, IV(2): 7-13.

  • Srivastav, N. (2006): "Industrial Development in the Northeastern States of India: The case of Service Industries", The Journal of Industrial Economics, III(4): 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, III(2): 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. New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House, pp.129-134.

  • Srivastav, N. and Dubey, A. (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. New Delhi: Mittal Publications, pp.295-308.

  • Srivastav, N. (2003): "Inter-Sectoral Linkages in the Economy of Uttar-Pradesh: A Graph Theoretic Approach", in Singh, S. et al.(eds)Environment, Locational Decisions and Regional Planning, GSNEHR, Shillong, pp.123-130.

  • Srivastav, N. and Dubey A. (2003): "Regional Disparities in Poverty Incidence and Levels of Living in India", in Mohapatra, A.C. and C.R. Pathak(ed.) Economic Liberalisation and Regional Disparities in India: Special Focus on North Eastern region, Star Publishing House, Shillong, pp.42-76.

  • Srivastav, N. and Dubey A. (2003): "Unemployment in Northeast India: Some Issues", in Economic Liberalisation and Regional Disparities in India: Special Focus on North Eastern region, (eds) Mohapatra, A.C. and C.R. Pathak, 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, XVI(3): 375-398.

  • Srivastav, N. and Dubey A. (2002): "Rural Non-farm Employment in India: Spatial Variations and Temporal Change", The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 45(1): 745-758.

  • Srivastav, N. (1999): "Need and Prospects of Alternative Energy Sources in North-East India", in Athparia, R.P., et. al (ed.) 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 (ed.) Trends in Social Sciences and Humanities in India (1947-97), Regency Publications, New Delhi, pp.47-67.

  • Srivastav, N. (1997): "Uchcha Shiksha Ki Ikai Lagat Ka Aaklan: Purovottar Parvatiya Vishwavidyalya Ka Adhyayan", Pariprekshya, 4(1&2): 29-52.

  • Srivastav, N. (1995): "Public Administration of Rural Development in Meghalaya" in Javaid, S. (ed.) Theories of Public Administration, Sage Publications, India.

  • Srivastav, N. (1995): "Renewable Energy Options in North-Eastern India: Some Possibilities", Hill Geographer, XIII(1&2): 38-47.

  • 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 Rai, R.K. et al (eds.) Environmental Management, Vol.I: Physio-Ecology Facets Rawat Publications, Jaipur, pp.11-16.

  • Srivastav, N. (1991): "An Evaluation and Inventory of Educational and Manpower Planning Models: An Up-dated Review", Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, April, Vol.V, No.2, National Institute of Planning and Admn. in India, New-Delhi, pp.143-157.

  • Srivastav, N. (1991): "Measuring Incidence of Goods and Services Tax on the Households of New Zealand" The NEHU Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, IX(4): 1-16.

  • 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 Rai, R.K. et. al (ed.) Hill Area Development: Issues and Perspective, The 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, 14(1): 13-17.

  • Srivastav, N. and Barthwal, R.R. (1986): "Sectoral Inter-dependency and Identification of Key Sectors in U.P.'s Economy", Indian Journal of Regional Science, XVIII(1): 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, 10(1): 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): "Rural Poverty Eradication Program: Some Relevant Issues", NEHU Journal of Social Sciences, III(4): 89-92.

  • 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, December, pp.133-147.

  • Srivastav, N. and Barthwal, R.R. (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, LXVI(261): 183-201.

 

 

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