Bharat Ratna Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam has been working on this problem for years and has emerged with some very intelligent and interesting solutions.
This is a remarkable work dedicated to the upliftment of the mankind and eradication of the poverty from India and the world. *(less)
Balancing Environmental Challenges: Policies and Programmes. 2.
Eco-Friendly Innovation: Promising Practices. 3.
Wildlife Conservation: issues and challenges. 4.
Cultural dimensions of pollution. 5.
Community based environment governance: issues and practices. 6.
Sustainable development: concepts and vision. 7.
Solid waste management: issues and challenges. 8.
Population explosion and sustainable development. List of contributors.
Index. “This volume is based on the proceedings of the First Global Summit on Sustainable Development and Biodiversity (Gloss 2008), organized during 7-9, February 2009 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
The objectives of this Global Summit were to bring together academics, administrators, policymakers, corporate executives and social activists on a common platform to initiate meaningful dialogue relating to Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change and Global Warming, Environmental Governance and Sustainable Development. A very important objective of this Summit was to identify a mechanism for implementation of the resolutions of Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s).
The issues of climate change and global warming(less)
Rational use of different on farm and off farm organic resources in India/A. Subba Rao and S.
Efficient manure application, availability in soil, crop utilization and response analysis of manure nutrients/A. Subba Rao and T.
3. Chemical and biochemical quality assessment of compost prepared from organic wastes/A.
4. Effect of use of sewage water, MSW and city wastes on crop quality parameters/Ajay.
5. Sewage water utilization for production of medicinal and aromatic plants/Ajay.
6. Recent developments in the assessment of crop produce quality/K.
7. Online fertilizer recommendation system/K.
8. Nutrient mineralization characteristics of different organic manures/K.
Sammi Reddy. 9.
Issues in soil test crop response correlation based fertilizer recommendations: a self introspection/Y. Muralidharudu.
10. Contribution of on-farm and off-farm resources in integrated nutrient management prescriptions/Y.
Status and prospects of organic farming in India/P. Ramesh.
12. Micronutrients in soil - their role in plant growth(less)
Introduction to astronomy. 2.
History of astronomy. 3.
Observational astronomy. 4.
The Galaxies. 5.
Extragalactic astronomy. 6.
Stellar Evolution. 7.
Physical Cosmology. 9.
Indian Astrology. 11.
Western Astrology. Bibliography.
Index. "This book in the series on the origins and development of various sciences concentrates its focus on the history and evolution of astronomy.
Astronomy has made tremendous strides in understanding the universe we inhabit, and still presents many exciting and thought-provoking challenges, whose process of research may also contribute to the new developments in theoretical and experimental physics. The history of astronomy is just as fascinating as its present and future, and is crucial to understanding the subject in its entirety.
The book is a well-researched and insightful endeavour of work, seeking to provide a handy referral and guide on the origins and evolution of astronomy. It makes a meticulous study of all that entails the knowledge, theory(less)
Environmental impact assessment/T.I.
Environmental aftermath of Gulf War between Iraq and Kuwait/T.I.
Forest management -retrospect and prospect/V.S.
Forest ecosystem of India/M.K.
Scope and management of Aravali plantations/M.K.
Biodiversity: concepts and need of conservation/T.I.
Tropical deforestation and its consequences with references to biodiversity in India/T.I.
The desert ecosystem and its sustainability/Ishwar Prakash. 11.
An overview of Thar desert: desertification, fauna, flora and developmental activities/M.L.
Environmental education/A. Ghafoor Ghaznawi.
13. Fundamentals of remote sensing/S.
Nuclear power and environmental safety/P.K.
Nuclear accidents, Chernobyl and aftermath/H.C.
Air pollution control with respect to particulate matter/A.B.
Greenhouse effect, climate change and impacts/T.I.
Khan and Vimlesh Chaudhary. 20.
Water management for sustainable development/Kapil Gupta. 21.
Child development: theoretical and conceptual issues. 2.
Growth and development of children. 3.
Stages and principles of child development. 4.
Aspects of development. 5.
From conception to birth. 7.
Basic factors in development of child. 8.
Physical growth and development. 9.
The development of human understanding. 10.
Child survival I. 11.
Child survival II. Index.
"The fourth psychosocial crisis is handled, for better or worse, during what he calls the "school age", presumably up to and possibly including some of junior high school. Here the child learns to master the more formal skills of life: (1) Relating with peers according to rules, (2) Progressing from free play to play that may be elaborately structured by rules and may demand formal teamwork, such as baseball and (3) Mastering social studies, reading, arithmetic.
Homework is a necessity, and the need for self-discipline increases yearly. The child who, because of his successive and(less)
Strategies and Planning for New Millennium: 1. Strategic planning.
2. Strategies of developing of human resources.
3. Planning for human resources development.
4. Business strategy and human resource management.
5. Human resource planning.
6. Identifying human resource needs.
7. Man power planning and recruitment.
8. Strategic industrial relations.
9. Research in human resource development: present trends and future directions.
10. The management and job analysis.
11. Accountability in human resources systems.
12. Social and ethical environment.
13. Operations management.
14. Organizational staffing.
15. Role of non-personnel executive in human resource management in public enterprises.
16. Information systems for management.
17. Human resources management: for future managers.
Human Resource Development: Conceptual Approach: 1. Management: an overview.
2. Evolution of management.
3. Human resource management: integration of science and practice.
4. The human resource system.
5. Human resources development.
6. Basics of human resource management.
7. Human resources development: constructive approach.
Biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. 2.
Conservation of biodiversity, prospects and concern. 3.
Role of education and ecological conservation for a sustainable society: a general outlook. 4.
Community participation and sustainable development: a focus. 5.
Toxicity of Vanadium--An ultra trace element. 6.
Optimisation of harvesting Catla Catla in a freshwater environment. 7.
Stem cell technology and It's future. 8.
Environmental pollution by heavy metal Cadmium: Toxic effects on R.N.
A. Content of a fresh water fish Oreochromis Mossambicus, Peters.
9. Biodiversity in 21 century: a study of Wildlife Sanctuary in Orissa.
10. Heavy metal pollution in water: devils in disguise.
"This book contains 10 articles on biodiversity, its conservation, prospects, need of education and technological conservation, community participation, hazards of chemicals and industrial substances to habitats on air, water etc., fish, stem cell technology, Biodiversity in 21 century, management of environment for biodiversity conservations.
The contributors and academicians, researchers, administrators of(less)
1. Exploration, utilization, conservation and management of biodiversity of non-timber forest resource: current trends on environmental concept/R.
2. GIS: an advanced tool to study biodiversity/Utpala Parthasarathy.
3. Some threaten plant and animal species of Goalpara District (Assam) and Garo hills (Meghalaya), India/M.
Studies of Rhizobium association with sesbania species: a review/K.V.
Mallaiah and M. Sridevi.
5. Some fundamental facts about grasses/A.
6. Sustainable management of soil fertility in rainfed farming systems/Santosh Kumar Mehar and S.
Studies of phytoplanktonic diversity of Grasisar Tank, Jaisalmer (India)/Sandhya Tyagi, Dilip K. Rathore and Govind K.
Change detection in Wetland environment: a comparative study of Hasila, Kumri and Urpad Beels in Goalpara District, Assam/M. Ahmed.
9. Spirogyra Pandeyii Sp.
Nov. : A new member of zygnemaceae from India/Madhurima Singh and Madhavi Srivastava.
10. Turn over rate of forest floor litter and biodiversity aspects of Similipal biosphere reserve/R.
K. Mishra, S(less)
Participatory approach for biodiversity conservation: 1. Conservation of biodiversity in India: an erosion of social responsibility/Nagendra P.
Conserving biodiversity: role of eco-tourism/Prakash P. Bakre.
3. Gender and biodiversity management in India/M.
S. Swaminathan Foundation.
4. Role of financial institutions in conserving biodiversity/V.
S. Bhaduria and V.
Diversity and conservation of shrubs of hot arid region of Rajasthan, India/J.P.
Rathore and R.K.
Biodiversity and agricultural sustainability: 6. Biodiversity and sustainable agricultural development: emerging issues and concerns/P.
7. Crop biodiversity: conservation, characterization and utilization/B.
8. Biodiversity for sustainable soil health and agricultural productivity/A.
K. Patra and P.
9. Main stream in agro-biodiversity conservation and management/M.
N. Jha, Anil Pandey and Sonia Kumari.
III. Enhancing soil biodiversity for increasing productivity: 10.
Recent biotechnological approaches for exploring soil biodiversity/A.K.
Patra and S.C.
Microbial diversity in soil: current knowledge and challenges/J.C.
Tarafdar and Sushma Dave. 12(less)
Historical outline of Sikhism. 2.
Origin of Sikhism. 3.
Guru Nanak and his successors. 4.
Emergence of sects and Gurdwaras. 5.
Misaldari system: origin and development. 6.
Sikh sovereign state. 7.
Revival of Sikh power. 8.
Sikh’s participation in freedom movement. 9.
Origin and development of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee. 10.
Sikh identity in historical and contemporary perspective. 11.
Sikh politics in the British Punjab. Bibliography.
Index. "Since pre-historic times India has been inhabited by many religious communities.
It was during the period of catholic Hindu religion, Sikhism developed and flourished in Punjab, passing through the high times of Mughals its development also witnessed the start of decline of Mughal empire, and invasions of Nadir Shah, Abdali etc. Amid all these confusions the Sikhs gradually achieved independence and emerged as a nation comprising of twelve Misals, which kept on fighting with each other.
Then fortunately for Punjab Ranjit Singh appeared on scene,(less)
1. Children and child development: a comparative study.
2. Child care: a global perspective.
3. Value of children: a country study.
4. Grassroots education for children: a success story-I.
5. Grassroots education for children: a success story-II.
6. Significance of voluntary action.
7. Trends in well-being among children and the elderly (report of a seminar).
8. Context of family in child development.
2: Policies and Dynamics of Child Development: 1. Rights of the child.
2. Overview of child welfare.
3. National policy for children.
4. Child welfare policy: an Intra-Asian case study.
5. Basic policy: the integrated child development services.
6. Statistics on children.
7. Child nutrition and health concerns: report of a field study.
8. Voluntary action for community and child health.
9. Early education and child development.
10. Problems, policies and priorities in child health.
11. Community and the child.
I. Human resource: knowledge and intelligence: 2.
Theoretical and psychological perspective to HRD: a case for intelligence/Rajbir Singh. 3.
Human resource development and the knowledge economy/Kavita Chakravarthy. 4.
Talent search and development: a challenge for HRD professionals/P.N.
Globalisation of organisational culture: 5. Cross-cultural issues and its impact on HRD/N.
6. Organisational culture and HRD in global organisations in India: a strategic HRM perspective/Anuradha Sharma and Aradhana Khandekar.
7. The global CEO: mantra for success/Kalpana Mathur.
8. Human resources and global competitiveness/Ajay K.
Rajan and Shweta. 9.
360-degree feedback: a mantra for employee development/Ajay K. Rajan And Shweta.
III. Psychological attributes: 10.
Excellence models for manpower in human resource development/M.M.
Transformation through values: study of Indian organisation/Ashish Pandey and Nisha Panday. 12.
Migrant construction workers: a study or levels of deprivation for man power planning/Monika Rikhi. 13.
Managerial staff on organisational climate and job satisfaction: a(less)
Biodiversity concept meaning and functions. 2.
Agricultural biodiversity. 3.
Indian biodiversity. 4.
Biodiversity and food security. 5.
Biodiversity loss. 6.
Climate change and biodiversity. 7.
Biodiversity convention and conservation. 8.
Peoples biodiversity register. 9.
Biodiversity economic valuation. 10.
Biodiversity measurement. 11.
Biodiversity survey techniques. 12.
Bioregional planning. 13.
Gender and biodiversity. 14.
Indigenous knowledge and biodiversity. 15.
Biodiversity education. Glossary.
References. "Biodiversity is the variety of plant and animal life found in an ecosystem and the variation in their genetic make up.
Biodiversity is a measure of the health of an ecosystem, with healthy ecosystem having greater variety and variation in plant and animal life than unhealthy ones. It is a large number and wide range of species of animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms.
Ecologically wide biodiversity is conducive to the development of all species. Biodiversity a contraction of the phrase "biological diversity', is a complex topic, covering many aspects of biological(less)
To make his case, Dr Kalam cites the examples of individuals and institutions, in India and from across the world, who, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a burning desire to make a difference, have successfully generated and tapped into the potential of the rural masses. Fabio Luiz de Oliveira Rosa changed the face of the rural district of Palmares, Brazil, by acquiring for the farmers access to electricity and water, which effect combined with better agricultural methods led to an increase in prosperity and stemmed the migration to the cities The 123-strong Magar clan owned Magarpatta, a 430-acre plot on the outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra(less)
White Revolution : needs, objectives and significance. 3.
Role of dairy farming in economic development. 4.
Dairy development in Five Year Plans. 5.
Dairy co-operation, education, training and dairy technology development. 6.
Package programme for dairy development and operation flood. 7.
COMPFED and Second White Revolution. 8.
White Revolution in the 21 century. Appendices.
"The book Dairy Development in the New Millennium combines original, indepth, critical, comparative, and systematic analysis with a comprehensive view of new and cutting-edge of second phase of White Revolution. It has been designed to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the various challenges, dilemmas and prospects with the constraints that decision-makers and dairy-entrepreneurs face in real organisational settings of Indian dairying.
This landmark volume covers both quantitative and qualitative approaches to the second phase of White Revolution and Indian Dairying in the New Millennium under various controversial provisions of WTO and globalisation(less)
Biologically-inspired computing. 3.
Biomedical technology. 5.
Biological engineering. 6.
Metabolic network modelling. 7.
Computational chemistry. 8.
Molecular dynamic. 9.
Molecular graphics. 10.
Natural computation. 11.
Protein-protein interaction. 12.
Index. "This book in the series on the origins and development of the various sciences concentrates its focus on bioinformatics.
Although bioinformatics has not had much of a history, the current phase can be said to form a part of the evolutionary process of this science, and so, emphasis has been laid on the current trends and technologies of the field. Nonetheless, a brief discussion has been ensued which charts the development of this science, and the major research areas, including gene expression analysis, protein expression analysis, the analysis of mutations in cancer and comparative genomics, have been highlighted.
The tools and techniques, principles and the functioning of this science, all find comprehensive coverage in the book. This(less)
When you read The Innovative Team you'll travel down the path of breakthrough thinking and experience the many twists and turns, ups and downs, detours and spread bumps of a group that's challenged to solve a tough business problem. At the completion of the journey, you'll be treated to a master class in creative problem solving.
You'll learn practical tools, valuable tips, and important concepts that you can apply to your own innovative team. It's a must read for all leaders who want to improve the ways in which their groups find new and sustainable solutionsto the ever-lasting challenges that organizations face".
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