NIT Rourkela Syllabus
INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN SOCIETY AND DEVELOPMENT
Institutions and Social Development: Culture, Community, Organization and Society. Caste, Class and Power; Sanskritization and Westernization; Little. Tradition and Great Tradition. Kinship, Decent, Family, Marriage, Religion and its’ Changing perspectives. Technology, Agrarian Social Structure and Rural Institutions. Diffusion of Innovations; Process of Innovation; Role of advocates and advocate assets; Novelty characteristics; acceptors and rejecters of innovations; Culture content of social change; Social cultural and psychological barriers to change. Development, Displacement and Disaster Management.Organizations and Development: CBOs, CSOs, MADA, PESA, and P.T.G, Community Driven Development and Process of Implementation of Development
Projects: PRA, Micro Plan, Social Audit and Social Analysis.