Development

Developmental Programs, P.R. Sarkar
“The more that government revenue is spent on developmental programmes – not including the salaries of government employees – the better it is for the country’s economy.”

Developmental Planning, P.R. Sarkar
“Proutistic economic planning is based on the ideal of the welfare of all. Capitalist planning is based on individual or group interests. A principal characteristic of capitalist exploitation is that capitalists gain control over the raw materials in a region in the pursuit of profit. This should not be allowed to continue.”

Economic Self-sufficiency for Bengal, P.R. Sarkar
Detailed outline of development potentialities for food, clothing, housing, educational and medical of the greater Bengal.

Bihar, P.R. Sarkar
Outline of development potentialities for the Mithila, Nagpur, Angadesh and Bhojpur areas.

Multi-Purpose Development Schemes, P.R. Sarkar
“Humanity is presently suffering from two problems — one is affluence or bountifulness, and the other is shortages of not only physical but also psychic nutrition.”

Population Growth and Control, P.R. Sarkar
“The population problem should be considered in the context of two vital factors — the availability of food and the availability of space.”

PROUT and Permaculture, Ravi Logan
A brief look at the dynamics of permaculture and PROUT: “Balance must not be maintained in a static way, but as dynamic equilibrium.”

Alternative Development, Dr. Sohail Inayatullah
“In contrast to the capitalist notion of development which has been superb at providing freedom (for capital, for individual mobility and for labor mobility within nations), local models of development focus on identity and survival.”

Sustainable Development of Developing Countries: A Holistic Socio-Economic-Political Approach (pdf), Prof. Dhanjoo Ghista with Siddharta Sanyal
A comprehensive paper.

A New Vision of Development, Roar Bjonnes

Strategies to Eradicate Poverty: An Integral Approach to Development (2 parts), Roar Bjonnes

 

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