Faculty Profiles
About Us
Singh S. P.
S. P. Singh Head Of Department singhfhs[at] 91-01332-285337
Areas of Interest
  • Rural Development, Agricultural Economics, Labour Economics, Irrigation & Water Resources , DEA-based Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Rural Development, Agriculture and Labour Economics
Professional Background
2007On GoingProfessorIIT Roorkee
20012007Associate ProfessorIIT Roorke
19962001Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Educational Details
Ph.D.EconomicsCCS University Meerut1995
M.Phil.EconomicsMeerut University1984
M.A.EconomicsMeerut University1982
Administrative Background
1-1- 200831-12-2011Head of the DepartmentHSS, IIT Roorkee
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
System and Process review and Impact assessment of NREGS in the State of UttarakhandUNDP2009
Concurrent Evaluation of MNREGS in the State of UttarakhandUNDP/MORD2010
Comprehensive Study of Impacts of Investment in Watershed Projects in Uttar PradeshNIRD, Hyderabad2012
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 DeveloDepartment 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
  • The Indian Economic Association, Life Member
  • The Indian Society of Labour Economics, Life Member
  • Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, Life Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Rural - Urban Migration: Determinants and Consequences, With Special Reference to IranHadi GhaffariA
Energy Technologies for Agricultural Pumping: An Assessment of Users' Choices Rakesh Kumar AgrawalA
Assessment of Efficiency and productivity of public transport Sector Through DEA TechniquesShivi AgrawalA
Efficiency Measurement of Education Sector in India Through DEAPreeti TyagiA
Efficiency and Productivity Analysis of the Indian Garment IndustryR N JoshiA
Transitions in occupational and Educational Mobility and Associated Dynamics in IndiaChandan KumarA
Performance Assessment of Textile Spinning Mills through Data Envelopment Analysis P.G. SolankarA
Inter-state Disparity in Agricultural Development in IndiaAMU, Aligarh T30
Books Authored

Growing Rural-Urban Disparity in Uttar Pradesh

By: Sharma S S P and Singh S P

Published by:Serials Publications, New Delhi, Year: 2012

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

Published in Refereed Journals

Nivedita Sharma & S. P. Singh (2014) Agricultural Diversification in Indian Punjab: An Assessment of Government Intervention Through Contract Farming, Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 15:3, 191-213,

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal, S.P. Singh, (2014) "Technical efficiency analysis of the Indian drug and pharmaceutical industry: A non-parametric approach", Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 21 (5), pp.734 – 755

Mogha S K, Yadav S P, and Singh SP (2014), ‘Estimating technical and scale efficiencies of private hospitals using a non-parametric approach: case of India’, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 20 (1), pp.21–40.

Kumar, C., Singh, S.P. and Nauriyal, D.K. (2014) Correlates and Issues of Academic Course-Selection in Post-Secondary Education in India: Evidence from National Sample Survey, 2007-08. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-22.

Agrawal Shivi, Yadav S.P. and Singh S.P. (2014), Sensitivity analysis in data envelopment analysis, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 19 (2), pp. 174-185.

Mogha S K,  Yadav S P, and Singh SP (2014), ‘New slack model based efficiency assessment of public sector hospitals of Uttarakhand: state of India’,  International  Journal of  System Assurance Engineering and  Management, Springer, Vol.5(1): pp. 32-42.

Sharma N and Singh S P (2013), ‘Contract Farming and Farmer Participation in Punjab’ Man & Development, Vol. 35(4), December 2013, pp,85-102.

Sharma N and Singh S P (2013), ‘Agricultural Diversification and Contract Farming in Punjab’, Journal of Economic & Social Development, Vol. IX (1), June, pp 38-51.

 Mogha S K,  Yadav S P, and Singh SP (2012), Performance Evaluation of Indian Private Hospitals Using DEA Approach with Sensitivity Analysis, International Journal of Advances in Management and Economics,

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Kumar C and Singh S P (2012), ‘Determinants of agricultural land use diversification in eastern and northeastern India’, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development, Vol 3 (1), pp.73-98.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S.P. (2011), “Technical efficiency and its determinants in the Indian garment industry”, The Journal of the Textile Institute, Taylor & Francis

Singh S P (2011), Skill Formation among Farm workers: Emerging Issues and Needs, Social and Management Solutions, Vol 6 (2), pp22-30.

Agrawal Shivi, S.P. Yadav and S.P.Singh (2011), A new slack DEA model to estimate the impact of slacks on the efficiencies”, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 12 (3), pp. 241 - 256

Sunandu Sudhakaran, S. P. Singh and D.K. Nauriyal (2011),Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Journal of “Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection” Volume 1 (1) pp. 18-29.

Singh S.P. and V. Upadhyay (2010), Inclusive Growth in Rural India: Key Elements and Policy Interventions, Social and Management Solutions, Vol 5 (1), pp.8-17.

Agrawal Shivi, S.P. Yadav and S.P.Singh (2010), DEA based estimation of the technical efficiency of state transport undertakings in India, OPSEARCH, 47(3), July-Sept-2010, 216-230

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2010), “Estimation of Total Factor Productivity Growth in the Indian Garment Industry”,  Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, (Emerald) 14(1), 145-160

Tyagi, Preeti, S.P. Yadav and S.P. Singh (2009), Relative Performance of Academic Departments using DEA with Sensitivity Analysis, Evaluation and Programme Planning (Elsevier),  Vol. 32, issue 2, pages 168-177.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2009), “Measuring Production Efficiency of Readymade Garment Firms”, Journal of Textile & Apparel Technology & Management, 6 (2), 1-12.

Joshi R N and Singh S P (2009), “Comparative Performance of the Indian Apparel Firms”, The Icfai Journal of Managerial Economics, VII (3&4), 19-39.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2009), “Sector-wise Analysis of India’s Textile and Clothing Export”, Journal of the Textile Association, 70(4), 163-166.

Shivi Agarwal, S. P. Yadav and S. P.Singh, “Total Factor Productivity Growth in the State Road Transport Undertakings in India: An Assessment through MPI Approach”, Indian Economic Review, 44(2), July- Dec., 2009, 203-223.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2008), “A Case Study on Technical Efficiency of Readymade Garment Firms in Bangalore”, Arth Anvesan, 3(2), 20-25.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2008), “Productivity Growth and Efficiency Trends in the    Indian Textile Industry”, Journal of the Textile Association, 68(6), 242-250.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2008), “Textile & Clothing Export- Trends & Prospects”, The Indian Textile Journal, October, 50-54.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2008), “Export Trends of Indian Textile and Clothing: MFA Phase-out and Post Period”, Journal of the Textile Association, 69(4), 157-162.

Singh S. P. and Bimal Kishore Sahoo, (2007), “Diversification of Agricultural Economy towards Horticulture and Livestock; Regional Variations, Convergence and Determinants, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 50(4), pp. 658-672.

Agrawal Shivi, S.P. Yadav and S. P. Singh (2007), “DEA Technique based Assessment of Efficiencies of the Government Hospitals of Uttaranchal (India)”, International Journal of Economic Research, Vol 4 (1), pp. 25-42.

Singh S. P (2007), "Performance of Sugar Mills in UP by Ownership, Size and Location”, Prajnan,  Vol. 35(4) (2007) 333-359.

Singh S. P and Mahi Pal (2007), “Implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: Process and Progress, Journal of Economic and Social Development, Vol III (1) June.

Singh S. P (2006), Sugar Industry in UP: Performance and Prospects, Productivity, Vol. 46(4) pp. 605-614.

Singh S. P and Shivi Agrawal (2006) "Total Factor Productivity Growth, Technical Progress and Efficiency Change in Sugar Industry of Uttar Pradesh”, The Indian Economic Journal, Vol.  54 (2). pp. 145 -165

Singh S. P. and D. K. Nauriyal (2006), “Human Development Disparities in India: Inter-state Scenario”, Indian Journal of Social Development, Vol. 6 (2), pp.289-311.

Singh S. P. (2006), Rural Non-Farm Employment in Uttar Pradesh: Determinants, Dimensions and Regional Pattern”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 49(4), pp. 871-890.

Singh S. P. (2006), “Efficiency Measurement of Sugar Mills in Uttar Pradesh”, The ICFAI Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 3 (3), August, pp. 22-38.

Singh S. P. (2006), “Technical and Scale Efficiencies in the Indian Sugar Mills: an Inter-state Comparison”, The Asian Economic Review, Vol. 48 (1), pp.87-100.

Agrawal Shivi,  S. P. Yadav and S .P. Singh (2006), “Assessment of Relative Efficiency of Private Sector Hospitals in India Using DEA Techniques”, Journal of Mathematics and System Sciences, Vol. 2 (1), pp. 1-22.

Agrawal Shivi, S. P. Yadav and S .P. Singh (2006), “A Data Envelopment Analysis Based Efficiency Assessment of Public Transport Sector of Uttar Pradesh State in India”, Indian Journal of Transport Management, Vol. 30(1), pp.5-30.

Singh S. P. and Behera, M.R. (2005), “Export Prospects of India’s Livestock Products: Trends, Dimensions and Determinants”, The Indian Economic Journal, Conference Volume, pp. 271-279.

Singh S.P. and Behera, M.R. (2005), “Indian Agriculture under WTO Regime: Challenges and Opportunities”, Journal of Economic & Social Development, Vol. 1(2), pp. 24-42.

Singh, S. P. (2005), Developmental Goals, Motivations, and Orientation of Rural Local Self-Government Institutions, Indian Development Review, Vol. 3 (1), June, pp.89-112.

Singh, S. P. and S.S.P, Sharma (2004), Human Capital in Agriculture: Developmental Role, Current Stock, and Emerging Issues’, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 47(4), pp. 761-772.

Singh, S. P. (2004), Growth, Regional Pattern and Performance of Agro-food Industry in India, Journal of Rural Development Vol. 23(2), pp. 121-154.

Singh, S. P. & Hadi Ghaffari (2004), Rural-Urban Migration: A Search for Economic Determinants, The Asian Economic Review, Vol. No. 46 (1), pp 55-67.

Singh, S. P. (2003), Employment, Productivity and Efficiency Trends in Indian Industries, Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. No. 330, January-March, pp. 391-414.

Singh, S. P. (2002), Hierarchy of Developmental Functions of Gram Panchayats: An Assessment of Representatives' Response, Journal of Rural Development Vol. 21(3), pp. 317-349.

Singh, S. P. (2002), Technical Education in India: Some Emerging Issues, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.45 (4), pp. 1149-1162.

Agrawal, R. K. & S. P. Singh (2001), Energy allocations for cooking in UP households (India): A fuzzy multi-objective analysis, Energy Conversion & Management, Vol. 42, pp. 2139-2154.

Ghaffari, Hadi & S. P. Singh (2001), Internal Migration in Iran during 1986-96 with Special Reference to Inter-provincial Migration, Nagarlok, Vol. XXXIII, No. 4 October-December, pp. 79-90.

Singh, S. P. (2000), Gram Panchayats: Assessing Developmental Goals, Motivational Factors and Orientation: Evidence from a Field Study, Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 19 (3) July-September, pp.371 397.

Singh, S. P. (2000), Evolving Indicators for Effective Management of People for Rural Development: Lessons from a Field Study on GPs, Journal of Rural Development, BARD, Bangladesh, Vol.30 (2), pp.89-120.

Ghaffari, Hadi and S. P. Singh (2000), Pull-Push Determinants of Inter-provincial Migration: Iran's Case Study, Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. LXXXI, No. 321, October-December, pp. 269-278.

Ghaffari, Hadi and S. P. Singh (2000), Economic Determinants of Rural- Urban Migration with Special Reference to Iran, SDR, Vol. 7(4), July-August, pp. 39-47.

Solankar, P. G.  & S. P. Singh (2000), Performance Assessment of Indian Textile Spinning Firms, Productivity, Vol. 40(1), pp. 567-573.

Singh, S. P. & R. K. Agrawal (1999), Trade-Technology-Employment Interface: Evidence from Indian Industries, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.42 (4), pp. 919-934.

Singh, S. P.  (1999), Capital Formation and Employment Generation in Rural India (review article) The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.42 (2), pp. 309-311.

Singh, S. P. (1999), Irrigation and Input Use Efficiency in Agriculture, The Business Review, Vol. 5 (1&2), pp. 247-258.

Singh, S. P. & R. K. Agrawal (1998), Rural- Urban Migration: The Role of Push and Pull Factors Revisited, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.41 (4) pp. 653-667

Singh, S. P.  (1998), Introducing Environment and Ecological Concerns in HSS Disciplines of Technical Institutions, The Indian Journal of Technical Education, Vol.21, No.1, Jan., pp. 46-52.

Singh, S. P.  & M. Ali (1997), Unorganised Sector Workers and Social Security: Some Challenges and Task Ahead, Varta, Vol.XVII  & XVIII, Nos. 1&2, pp. 61-73.

Published in Non-Refereed Journals/Magazines

Singh, S.P. 2013. Water and Sanitation for Quality Life in Rural India, Kurukshetra, Vol. 61(12), pp.15-19, October 2013. 

Singh, S.P. 2011. Food Security in India: Key Issues, Kurukshetra, Vol.59(5), pp.3-9, March, 2011. 

Singh S P (2010), “Rising Food Inflation: Issues and Measures”, Kurukshetra, Vol. 58(6), pp. 33-36.

Singh S P (2010), Emerging Issues in Indian Rural Economy”, Kurukshetra, Vol. 58(3), pp. 3-6.

Singh S P (2007), Growing Rural-Urban Disparities in India”, Kurukshetra, Vol. 56(1), pp. 3-13.

Singh S. P. and M.R. Behera (2006), “Indian Agriculture and TWO”, Yojana, Vol. 50, September, pp. 24-29.

Singh S. P. (2006), “Promoting Group Entrepreneurship for Rural Industrialization”, Kurukshetra, Vol. 54 (5), March, pp. 8-13.

Singh, S. P. (2004), Capacity Building of Gram Sabha for Efficient Local Governance, Kurukshetra, Vol.52, No.10, August, pp.28-33.

Singh, S. P. (2002), Social Security for Agricultural Labour, Yojana, Vol. 46, pp. 20-27.

Singh, S. P. (2000), Avirat Krishi Vikas: Uttarjivita ka Akmatra Vikalp, Yojana, Vol. 43 (12), March, pp.17-21.

Singh, S. P. (1999), Income Generation Through Irrigation, Third Concept, Vol.13, No.145, pp. 39-46

Singh, S. P. (1999), Panchayat Dwara Sichai Jal Prabandh Main Jan Bhagidari, Kurukshetra, Vol.44, No. 3 Jan. 1999, pp.17-21.

Singh, S. P. (2001), Vishva Vayapaar Sangathan Avam Shram Maanak, Yojana, Vol. 45 (6), September, pp. 22-26.

Singh, S. P.   (1997), Child Labour: The Malady and the Remedy, Yojana, Vol.41, No.7, pp. 21-27.

Singh, S. P. (1997), Bal Shram: Unmoolan Kaise, Kurukshetra,  Vol.42 N0.9 ,July, pp. 17-22.

Singh, S. P. (1997), Gaon- Shahar Main Badhata Antar: Karan Avam Nivaaran, Kurukshetra, Vol.42-43, N0. 12-1 Oct.-Nov ., pp. 7-13.

 Singh, S. P. (1995), Impact of Irrigation on Employment Generation Third Concept Vol.8, No.95, pp.39-46.

Published in Edited Books/Conference Proceedings

Mogha S K, Yadav S P and Singh S P (2014), SBM-DEA Model Based Efficiency Assessment of Public Sector Hospitals in Uttarakhand, India, in M. Pant et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 258, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1771-8_41, Springer India 2014.

Mahajan, V,  Nauriyal D K and Singh S P (2014), R&D and Performance Analysis of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: An Application of DEA, , in M. Pant et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol.259, 10.1007/978-81-322-1768-8_28 pp 303-313, Springer India

Singh, S.P. (2013), Status of Agriculturists, in Neo-liberal Economic Policies ‘Gods’ that failed: Alternative Economic Survey, India 2012-13: Yuvasamvad Prakashan, New Delhi, pp.43-50.

Mogha S K, Yadav S P and Singh S P (2012), Technical and Relative Efficiency Assessment of Some Private Sector Hospitals in India, in K. Deep, et al. (eds), Proceedings of the International Conference on SocPros 2011, AISC, pp 657-666, Springer India, 2012.

Singh, S.P. 2011. Agriculture: Issues and Policy Choices, in Economic Growth & Development in India: Deepening Divergence, Alternative Economic Survey, India, Yuvasamvad Prakashan, New Delhi, pp.61-68.

Singh S. P. (2009), “The Global Economic Crisis and Indian Agriculture” in AES/IPEA (ed.) The Gobal Economic Crisis: A People’s Perspective — Fiasco of Neo-liberalism, Daanish Books, New Delhi.

Singh S. P. (2009), “Growing Distress in Indian agriculture: Issues and Measures, Indian Economic Association, conference Volume, Part II, pp 296-301, 27-29 December, 2009.

Singh S. P (2009), Regional Disparity in Economic Growth and Strategic Options for Inclusive Development of Uttar Pradesh, paper presented in national seminar on  Inclusive Growth of UP: Opportunities and Challenges", held at Christ Church College Kanpur, January 9-10, 2009.

Joshi R.N and S. P. Singh (2009), A Case Study on Technical Efficiency of Readymade Garments Firms in Banglore, paper presented in AICTE Sponsored National Seminar on Growth of Indian Industrial Sector: A Roadmap for Success, held at SMV University, Jammu, February, 27-28, 2009.

Singh, S. P. (2008), Emerging Issues in Agriculture,’ Alternative Economic Survey, India 2007–2008: Decline of the Developmental State. New Delhi: Daanish Books; pp.55-76.

Singh S. P (2008), “Economic Reform and Employment Trends and Patterns in the Indian Economy”, National Seminar on Impact of Economic Reforms on generating Employment Opportunities in Indian Economy, December 20-21, 2008 at MMH College, Ghaziabad, pp. 11-23.

Joshi R. N. and Singh S. P. (2008), “Comparative Performance of the Indian Apparel Firms”, The 8th International Consortium of Students in Management Research, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, 20–21 November 2008.

Singh S. P. and Joshi R. N. (2007), “Total Factor Productivity and Efficiency Trends in Indian Textile Industry”, International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Textiles, National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, 10th – 12th December 2007.

Singh S. P. (2008), “Indian Agriculture in the Post-Reform Era: Emerging Issues and Policy Options” in Upadhyay, et al (ed.) The Development Process in India: From Statism to Neo-Liberalism, Daanish Books. New Delhi, Chapter 6, pp. 147-175.

Mahipal and S.P. Singh (2008), Assessment of Implementation of Employment Guarantee Scheme in India: A Spatial Dimention, in Amita Singh, et al. (ed), Governance and Poverty Reduction: Beyond the Cage of Best Practices, Eastern Economy Edition, PHI, New Delhi, pp. 262-273.

Singh S. P. (2008), Agricultural under Globalisation in Raj S.R. and M.P. Singh (ed) India in a Globalizing Era: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Manak Publications, New Delhi, pp.83-120.

Singh S P. (2008) ‘Policy Interplay and Trade off: Some Issues for Groundwater Policy in India’, in Kumar D (ed.), Managing Water in the Face of Growing Scarcity, Inequity and Declining Returns: Exploring Fresh Approaches, Proceedings of the 7th Annual Partners, meet, IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program, ICRISAT, Hyderabad, April 2-4.

Singh, S. P. (2007), “ Corporatization of Agriculture”, Alternative Economic Survey, India, 2006–07: Pampering Corporates, Pauperizing Masses, Daanish Books, New Delhi, pp. 81-98.

Singh S. P. (2006), “Inclusive Rural Development: Essentials and Policy Interventions”, in Surat Singh and Mohinder Singh (ed.) Rural development Administration in the 21st Century: A Multi-Dimensional Study, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp.100-107.

Singh S. P. (2006), “Agriculture” in Disequalising Growth: Alternative Economic Survey, India, Daanish Rainbow Publishers New Delhi, pp. 53-68.

Singh S. P. (2006), “The State of Indian Agriculture in the Post-liberalised Regime: Some Issues for Policy Interventions”, in Kaushil and Singh (ed.) Reforms, Rural Development and the Human Face: Perspectives, Perceptions and Prescriptions, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp.274-294.

Singh S. P. (2006), “Diversification of Rural Economy of Uttar Pradesh: Determinants, Regional, Social and Gender Concerns”, in R.R. Prasad and G. Rajanikanth (ed.) Rural Development and Social Change, Foundation Day Series, NIRD, Hyderabad, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi, Volume I, pp. 166-1998.

Agrawal, Shivi, Yadav, S.P. and Singh S. P. (2005), Performance evaluation of public transport sector of Uttar Pradesh: An application of DEA, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India (ORSI), Vision 2020: The strategic role of Operational Research, held at IIM Ahmedabad, January 8-11, pp.510-523.

Agrawal, Shivi, Yadav, S.P. and Singh S. P. (2005), Estimation of Technical and Scale Efficiencies of Government Hospitals in Uttaranchal, Fifth International Conference on Operational Research for Development, ICORD Vth, held at SNTI Jamshedpur December, 19-21, 2005, Vol. I, pp. 21-28.

Singh (2005), Decentralised Planning under Panchayati Raj: Experience from a Field Study in Uttar Pradesh, in Diwakar and Mishra (ed.) Deprivation and Inclusive Development, Manak Publications, New Delhi, pp.381-409.

Singh, S. P. (2005), “Agriculture” in Disequalising Growth: Alternative Economic Survey, India, Rainbow Publishers New Delhi, pp. 53-68.

Singh, S. P. (2004), Capacity Building of Gram Panchayat for Effective Management of Rural Development, published in Surat Singh (edited) Decentralised Governance in India: Myth and Realities, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp.227-238.

Singh, S. P. (2004), Agriculture’, in Alternative Economic Survey, India 2003-04: Magnifying Mal-development, Rainbow Publishers New Delhi and Zed Books Ltd., London, pp.66-83.

Agrawal, Shivi, Yadav, S.P. and Singh S. P. (2004), Performance Assessment of some hospitals in India through DEA Techniques, Proceedings of National conference on Methematical modeling: applications, issues and analysis, held at BITS Pilani, October 8-9, pp. 365-380.

Singh, S. P. (2003), “Agriculture” Alternative Economic Survey 2002-03, Rainbow Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 40-53.

Solankar, P.G.  & S. P. Singh (2002), Productivity Assessment of Indian Textile Mill Industry through DEA” published in Ali Emrouznejad, Rodney Green, Vladimir Krivonozhko (edited) Efficiency and Productivity Analysis in the 21st Century: International DEA Symposium, Moscow.

Singh, S. P. (2002), "Social Clause in WTO: Implications for India” published in D. Narasimha Reddy, Surjeet Singh and Dolly Arora (edited) Political Economy of WTO Regime, Rainbow Publishers Ltd. Delhi, pp. 139-155.

Singh, S. P. (2002), “Social Security for Rural Labour: Existing Provisions and Institutional Arrangement" published in K.M. Naidu (edited) Social Security of Labour in India and Economic Reforms, Serials Publications, New Delhi, pp. 79-104.

Singh, S. P. (2002), Agricultural Labourers, Alternative Economic Survey 2001-02, Rainbow Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 52-60.

Singh, S. P. (2001), Technical Education in India: Growth and Future Concerns, published in B. M. Jauhari (edited) India's Development after Independence, Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 336-353.

Nauriyal, D.K.,  B. Mohanty & S. P. Singh (2001), Development Strategy for Uttaranchal, in  K. C. Naithani et al (ed.) Infrastructure in Uttaranchal: Problems and Prospects, The Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee, pp. 3-18.

Solankar, P. G.  & S. P. Singh (2001), Assessing Relative Technical Efficiency and Productivity Change in Sugar Mills of U. P.: A Non-parametric Approach” in Bani Singh, at el. (ed.) Mathematical Modelling, Published by Tata McGraw -Hill, New Delhi, pp. 31-35.

Solankar, P. G.  & S. P. Singh (2001), Measuring Performance of Business Firms: Theory and Application, in Om Prakash (ed.) Current Trends in Information Theory, Statistics and OR, Published by Press & Publications Dept. Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, pp. 272-281.

Singh, S. P. (2001), Agricultural Labourers, Alternative Economic Survey 2000-01, Rainbow Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 69-74.

Solankar, P. G.  & S. P. Singh (1999), Measuring Performance in Manufacturing Firms in Arun Kanda et al (edited) Operations Management for Global Economy: Challenges and Prospects, Phoenix Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 117-126.

Singh, S. P. (1999), Elimination of Child labour from India: Issues Involved and Suggested Solutions in Reddy, Y. S. (edited) Child Labour, Anmol Publication, New Delhi, pp. 84-99.

Singh, S. P.  (1998), People’s Participation in Water Management in Hamirpur in  B. Prakash & et. al (edited) Problems and Potentials of  Bundelkhand: With Special Reference to Water Resource Base, CRDT, IIT, New Delhi & VSK, Banda, pp. 187-191.

Mahipal & S. P. Singh (1992), Inter- Relation between Agriculture and Industry in Singh, B.B. (edited) Transformation of Agriculture and Agri-Bussiness Enterprises, Indo Vision, Ghaziabad, pp. 41-48