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Singh, S. P.

 
 
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singhfhs[at]iitr.ac.in
Ph No: 91-01332-285337
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Areas of Interest

  • Economics (General),Rural Development,Agricultural Economics, Labour Economics,Irrigation & Water Re, DEA-based Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Rural Development, Agricultural Economics, Labour Ec

Professional Background

FromToDesignationOrganisation
2007On GoingProfessorIIT Roorkee
20012007Associate ProfessorIIT Roorke
19962001Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee

Educational Details

DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.EconomicsCCS University Meerut1995
M.Phil.EconomicsMeerut University1984
M.A.EconomicsMeerut University1982

Sponsored Research Projects

TopicFunding AgencyYear
Management of Rural Development under Decentralised FrameworkAICTE, New Delhi2002
Efficiency and Productivity of Sugar Mills: Application of Non-parametric ModelsMHRD, New Delhi2005
Growing Rural-Urban Disparity in Uttar PradeshNIRD Hyderabad2006

Participation in seminars

NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
SPRIT 2007, Sustainable and Participative Initiative for Rural Infrastructure TechnologiesGerman House, New DelhiIndo-German Chamber of CommerceMay, 24-25
National Seminar on “Making Growth Inclusive with Special Reference to Imbalances in Regional DeveDepartment of Economics, University of Jammu, Jammu UGC0000-00-00
National Seminar on ‘One and a half Decades of India’s Economic Reforms: Introspection and FuturDepartment of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, AligarhIEA0000-00-00
National Workshop on Rural-Urban Disparity National Institute of Rural Development, HyderabadNIRDDecember,
88th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic AssociationAndhra University, Vishakhapatanam IEADecember,
47th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour EconomicsJ.N.U. New DelhiISLEDecember 1
11th International Conference on Productivity and Quality ResearchIndian Institute of Technology Delhi IIT DelhiDecember 1
NIRD Foundation Day Seminar on “Rural Development and Social Change”, HyderabadNational Institute of Rural Development, HyderabadNIRDNovember,
International conference on Employment and Income Security in IndiaIndia International Centre New DelhiIHD, New DelhiApril 6-8
National seminar on Costs and Distribution of benefits of Planning in India: A Review and Search forGarh Basai near Alwar RajasthanIPEA0000-00-00
National Meeting on "Vocational Education and Training for Sustainable Rural Livelihood”Hari Singh Gaur University Sagar Madhya Pradesh-February 2
46th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour EconomicsInstitute of Development Studies, JaipurISLEDecember 1
Workshop on Developing Course Curriculum on Human Development for teaching in graduate and post-gradGiri Institute of Development Studies, LucknowIHD0000-00-00
National seminar on “Issues in Human Development”GB Pant Social Science Institute Allahabad-October 29
National Seminar on Rural Development and Administration in 21st Century KU, Kurukshetra and HIRD, Nilokheri, HaryanaHIRD & KUSeptember
Annual conference on “Globalisation, State and the Weaker SectionsGB Pant Social Science Institute AllahabadIPEAJune 11-12
45th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour EconomicsJadavpur University Kolcata ISLEDecember 1
National Seminar on “Strategies for the Capacity Buildings of the Civil Society OrganizationsIndian Social Institute,New DelhiICSSRFebruary 2
National Conference on Human Values in Technical EducationIIT Roorkee-11-03-2002
42nd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics Jabalpur University, JabalpurISLEDecember 9
43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics Institute of Economic and Social Change, Banglore ISLEDecember 1
National Seminar on "Structure of Employment and its Interface with Technology: Present Status and PDept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Delhi-0000-00-00
An ILO supported consultative workshop on "Employment and Labour Market Reforms in IndiaInstitute of Applied Manpower Research, New DelhiISLE, IHD and IAMR November 1
44th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics Punjab School of Economics, GND University Amritsar ISLEDecember 1
National Symposium on Stochastic Modelling & Operations ManagementDept. of Statistics & Operational Research, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-October 19
National Seminar on "Economic Reform and Poverty AlleviationC. C. S. University, MeerutUGCMarch 29-3
41st Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour EconomicsIGIDR, MumbaiISLENov. 18-20
International Conference on Operations Management for Globalised EconomyIIT, New Delhi -Dec. 21-24
40th Annual conference of Indian society of Labour EconomicsUniversity of HyderabadISLEDec. 29-31
Annual Conference of Indian Political Economy Association M.D. University RohtakIPEAAugust 29-
Workshop on "Patent and Intellectual Property Rights AwarenessUniversity of Roorkee -September
National Workshop on " Rural transformation in India: The Role of Non-Farm SectorIndia Habitat Centre, New DelhiPlanning CommissionSeptember
National Conference on "IPR Issues and Opportunities in Research and EducationIIT, Roorkee -Feb. 16-17
National Workshop on " Estimation of Cost of Production of Principal CropsVigyan Bhavan, New DelhiCommission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, Government of IndiaFeb. 21, 2
National Seminar on “ Deprivation and Inclusive Development: Options and Strategies for Uttar PradGiri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow-0000-00-00
National Seminar on “ Strategies for Strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions"Haryana Institute of Rural Development, Nilokheri, HaryanaHIRDMarch
89th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic AssociationKurukshetra University, Kurukshetra HaryanaIEADecember,
48th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour EconomicsBharthidasan UniversityISLEJanuary 5-
39th Annual conference of Indian Society of Labour EconomicsTrevendarumISLEJan. 2-4,
National Seminar on Fifty Years of Indian Independence: A Critical Appraisal Indian Centre for Socialist Studies, Ghaziabad -March 25-2
National Seminar on Rural employment in punjab: Challenges and StrategiesPunjab School of Economics, GND University AmritsarUGCmarch 17-1
National Seminar on Rural Development: Retrospect and ProspectHIRD, HaryanaHIRDMarch 21-2
National Seminar on Emerging Challenges in the Post-reform PeriodHIRD, HaryanaHIRDMarch12-13

Memberships

  • The Indian Economic Association, Life Member
  • The Indian Society of Labour Economics, Life Member
  • Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, Life Member
  • The Indian Political Economy Association, Life Member

PHDs Supervised

TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Rural - Urban Migration: Determinants and Consequences, With Special Reference to IranHadi GhaffariO
Energy Technologies for Agricultural Pumping: An Assessment of Users' Choices Rakesh Kumar AgrawalO
Performance Assessment of Textile Spinning Mills through Data Envelopment Analysis P.G. SolankarO

Invitations

TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Inter-state Disparity in Agricultural Development in IndiaAMU, Aligarh T30

Books Authored

Planning and Management for Rural Development
By: Singh S.P.
Published by: Mittal Publications, New Delhi Page No: 256 (Vol ISBN 81-7099-906-5) year: 2003
Post WTO Era: Impact on Export Prospects of Livestock Products
By: Singh S.P.
Published by: NABARD, Mumbai Page No: 132 (Vol Occasional Paper-32) year: 2004

Refereed Journal Papers

A Data Envelopment Analysis Based Efficiency Assessment of Public Transport Sector of Uttar Pradesh State in India
By: 4. Agrawal Shivi, S. P. Yadav and S .P. Singh
Published in: Indian Journal of Transport Management Vol: 30(1) (Pg 5-30) Date: 2006
Assessment of Relative Efficiency of Private Sector Hospitals in India Using DEA Techniques
By: Agrawal Shivi, S. P. Yadav and S .P. Singh
Published in: Journal of Mathematics and System Sciences Vol: 2 (1) (Pg 1-22) Date: 2006
Indian Agriculture and TWO
By: Singh S. P. and M.R. Behera
Published in: Yojana Vol: 50 (9) (Pg 24-29) Date: 2006
Efficiency Measurement of Sugar Mills in Uttar Pradesh
By: Singh S. P.
Published in: The ICFAI Journal of Industrial Economics Vol: 3(3) (Pg 22-38) Date: 2006
Technical and Scale Efficiencies in the Indian Sugar Mills: an Inter-state Comparison
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: The Asian Economic Review Vol: 48 (1) (Pg 87-100) Date: 2006
DEA Technique based Assessment of Efficiencies of the Government Hospitals of Uttaranchal (India)
By: Agrawal Shivi, S.P. Yadav and S. P. Singh
Published in: International Journal of Economic Research Vol: 4 (1) (Pg 25-42) Date: 2007
Performance of Sugar Mills in UP by Ownership, Size and Location
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Prajnan Vol: 35(4) (Pg 333-359) Date: 2007
Sugar Industry in UP: Performance and Prospects, Productivity
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Productivity Vol: 46(4) (Pg 605-614) Date: 2006
Total Factor Productivity Growth, Technical Progress and Efficiency Change in Sugar Industry of Uttar Pradesh
By: Singh S. P and Shivi Agrawal
Published in: The Indian Economic Journal Vol: 54 (2) (Pg 145 -165) Date: 2006
Human Development Disparities in India: Inter-state Scenario
By: Singh S. P. and D. K. Nauriyal
Published in: Indian Journal of Social Development Vol: 6 (2) (Pg 289-311) Date: 2006
Rural Non-Farm Employment in Uttar Pradesh: Determinants, Dimensions and Regional Pattern
By: Singh S. P.
Published in: Indian Journal of Labour Economics Vol: 49(4) (Pg 871-890) Date: 2006
Promoting Group Entrepreneurship for Rural Industrialization
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Kurukshetra Vol: 54 (5) (Pg 8-13) Date: 2006
Developmental Goals, Motivations, and Orientation of Rural Local Self-Government Institutions
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Indian Development Review Vol: 3(1) (Pg 89-112) Date: 2005
Growth, Regional Pattern and Performance of Agro-food Industry in India
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Journal of Rural Development Vol: 23(2) (Pg 121-154) Date: 2004
Capacity Building of Gram Sabha for Efficient Local Governance
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Kurukshetra Vol: 52(10) (Pg 28-33) Date: 2004
Human Capital in Agriculture: Developmental Role, Current Stock, and Emerging Issues
By: Singh S. P. and S.S.P Sharma
Published in: Indian Journal of Labour Economics Vol: 47(4) (Pg 761-772) Date: 2004
Rural-Urban Migration: A Search for Economic Determinants
By: Singh, S. P. & Hadi Ghaffari
Published in: The Asian Economic Review Vol: 46(1) (Pg 55-67) Date: 2004
Employment, Productivity and Efficiency Trends in Indian Industries
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Indian Journal of Economics Vol: 330 (Pg 391-414) Date: 2003
Hierarchy of Developmental Functions of Gram Panchayats: An Assessment of Representatives' Response
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Journal of Rural Development Vol: 21(3) (Pg 317-349) Date: 2002
Technical Education in India: Some Emerging Issues
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: The Indian Journal of Labour Economics Vol: 45(4) (Pg 1149-1162) Date: 2002
Social Security for Agricultural Labour
By: Singh S.p.
Published in: Yojana Vol: 46 (Pg 20-27) Date: 2002
Energy allocations for cooking in UP households (India): A fuzzy multi-objective analysis
By: Agrawal, R. K. & S. P. Singh
Published in: Energy Conversion & Management Vol: 42 (Pg 2139-2154) Date: 2001
Internal Migration in Iran during 1986-96 with Special Reference to Inter-provincial Migration
By: Ghaffari, Hadi & S. P. Singh
Published in: Nagarlok Vol: 33(4) (Pg 79-90) Date: 2001
Gram Panchayats: Assessing Developmental Goals, Motivational Factors and Orientation: Evidence from a Field Study
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Journal of Rural Development Vol: 19(3) (Pg 371-397) Date: 2000
Indicators for Effective Management of People for Rural Development: Lessons from a Field Study on GPs
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Journal of Rural Development, BARD, Bangladesh Vol: 30(2) (Pg 89-120) Date: 2000
Pull-Push Determinants of Inter-provincial Migration: Iran's Case Study
By: Ghaffari, Hadi and S. P. Singh
Published in: Indian Journal of Economics Vol: 321 (Pg 269-278) Date: 2000
Economic Determinants of Rural- Urban Migration with Special Reference to Iran
By: Ghaffari, Hadi and S. P. Singh
Published in: SDR Vol: 7(4) (Pg 39-47) Date: 2000
Performance Assessment of Indian Textile Spinning Firms
By: Solankar P. G. and S. P. Singh
Published in: Productivity Vol: 40(1) (Pg 567-573) Date: 2000
Trade-Technology-Employment Interface: Evidence from Indian Industries
By: Singh, S. P. and R. K. Agrawal
Published in: The Indian Journal of Labour Economics Vol: 42(4) (Pg 919-934) Date: 1999
Capital Formation and Employment Generation in Rural India (book review article)
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: The Indian Journal of Labour Economics Vol: 42 (2) (Pg 309-311) Date: 1999
Irrigation and Input Use Efficiency in Agriculture
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: The Business Review Vol: 5(1&2) (Pg 247-258) Date: 1999
Income Generation Through Irrigation
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Third Concept Vol: 13(145) (Pg 39-46) Date: 1999
Rural- Urban Migration: The Role of Push and Pull Factors Revisited
By: Singh, S. P. and R. K. Agrawal
Published in: The Indian Journal of Labour Economics Vol: 41(4) (Pg 653-667) Date: 1998
Introducing Environment and Ecological Concerns in HSS Disciplines of Technical Institutions
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: The Indian Journal of Technical Education Vol: 21(1) (Pg 46-52) Date: 1998
Unorganised Sector Workers and Social Security: Some Challenges and Task Ahead
By: Singh, S. P. and M. Ali
Published in: Varta Vol: 17-18 (1&2) (Pg 61-73) Date: 1997
Child Labour: The Malady and the Remedy
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Yojana Vol: 41(7) (Pg 21-27) Date: 1997
Impact of Irrigation on Employment Generation
By: Singh S.P.
Published in: Third Concept Vol: 8(95) (Pg 39-46) Date: 1995