About author : Dr. Sanjay Mahadeo Shinde is working as an Asst. Professor in Geography at SAJMVPS Smt. S. K. Gandhi Arts, Amolak Science and P. H. Gandhi Commerce College Kada, Tq-Ashti, Dist-Beed, Maharashtra, 414202.He did Ph.D. from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad. He has teaching experience of more than two decades. His area of interest lies in Population and Settlement’s study. He has numerous papers published at international and national journals to his credit. Apart from this, he is a social activist working for various programmes of village enrichment like tree plantation, water-irrigation and various social activities.
About book : ‘A Study of Rural Settlements in Ahmednager District’ highlights the study of rural settlements from Ahmednagar district in context with Population, Climate, Sex-ratio and Soil types. It also includes the impact factors of the rural settlements like education, occupation, water supply, transportation facilities, health centers etc. The availability of industry and water irrigation facilities are prime important factors responsible for development.