India's Population: Aspects Of Quality And Control - Volume Two

India's Population: Aspects Of Quality And Control - Volume Two

by Asok Mitra

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BN ID: 2940012193414
Publisher: Apps Publisher
Publication date: 02/14/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

ASOK MITRA: born 1917, joined in 1974 as Professor of Population Studies at the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Honorary Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. Superintendent of Census Operations, West Bengal, 1950-1968. Member, UN Population Commission, 1963-68, Member IUSSP since 1958/ Finder President, Indian Association for the Study of, Population. Member, Protein Calorie Advisory Group of the UN System, 1973-77. One of the organizers of the First and Second Asian Population Conferences, 1963 and 1972. Member, UN Preparatory Committee for the Third World Population Conference at Bucharest, 1974. Continuously associated with statistical and population activities of ECAFE, later ESCAP, UN Population Division, UNFPA, FAO and WHO since 1958. Author of 1951 Census Reports, Gazettrs and Special Studies of West Bengal (1950-58) and of 1961 All India Census Reports, Levels of Regional Development, Housing and Establishment Reports of India (1960-68). Author: Calcutta, India’s City, Delhi Capital City. Co-editor: Population in India’s Development, 1947-2000; Currently directing Projects of the Indian Council of Social Science Research and Family Planning Foundation of India.

Served the Indian Civil Service (1940-75). Worked as Development Commissioner and Secretary, Commerce and Industry, West Bengal (1953-58), Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (1966-69) and Secretary, Planning Commission, India (1969-73).

Doctor Of Science(Honoris Causa) Of the Academy Of Sciences of the USSR; Honorary Member of the Geographical Society of the USSR.

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