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Agam and Tripitaka : A Comparative Study of Lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha (Volume 3 : Philosophy Conduct and Narratives)

By: Acharya Munishri Nagraj JI

Price: $57.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 701179

ISBN: 8180693384

Condition: New

This English version of Acharya Nagrajji's book ‘Agama aur Tripitaka: Ek Anusilana’ presents an exhaustive study of the Agama, also known as Ganipitaka of the Jains and the Tripitaka of the Buddhists, putting together some common topics. The author has tried his best to safeguard the diction of this work from the niceties of a pure literary work on the one hand and of dull philosophy on the other. For this work Acharya Nagrajji was awarded D.Litt. by Kanpur University and Murtidevi Award by Bharatiya Jnanpith, New Delhi Volume Three covers philosophy and ethics. It highlights the best trai... View more info

The Complete Biography of Mahatma Gandhi (In 3 Volumes)

By: Anil Dutta Mishra & Sohan Raj Tater (Authors)

Price: $142.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 701159

ISBN: 8180698912

Condition: New

Gandhi was a creative man with immense potential and created history for himself and rest of the world to follow. Gandhi inspired masses and masses inspired Gandhi. Even after his death, Gandhi continues to attract the attention of scholars, social activists, media, policy-makers and dreamers not only in India but abroad too. Under Gandhi influence Martin Luther King in United States of America and Nelson Mandela in South Africa used non-violence for liberating people. Recently Gandhian techniques were successfully used in Egypt and other African Countries. The Complete Autobiography of Mahatm... View more info

Forest Resources Conservation and Regeneration: A Study of West Bengal Plateau

By: Anita Roy Mukherjee

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1995

Seller ID: 701168

ISBN: 8170225620

Condition: New

At present there is a general awareness that forestry is a principal prop of development in areas where physical and social conditions preclude traditional development activities. The shrinkage in forest areas today has become a severe problem from ecological and economic point of view. The book deals with the lateritic tracts of West Bengal where forest cover is moderate, but with a high potential for rural development through appropriate forestry related activities, uncertain agriculture and lack of industry within the core of the zone has condemned the area to a perpetual state of economic ... View more info

Basic Services For Urban Poor:A Study of Baroda, Bhilwara, Sambalpur and Siliguri

By: Archana Ghosh & S. Sami Ahmad and Shipra Maitra (Author)

Price: $13.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1995

Seller ID: 701187

ISBN: 8170225515

Condition: New

launched in 1986 by the union ministry of urban development and the UNICEF, the urban basic services (UBS) programme is based on the principal of community participation emphasizing its convergence with other developmental schemes for people in the slums. this book examines the working of the cities of baroda,bhilwara, sanbalpur and siliguri and in based on primary data collected in 1992. this is the first work of its kind on the subject and a contribution to the ongoing dedate on the viability and functioning of community based poverty alleviation programmes. Printed Pages: 306. View more info

Urban Energy Systems

By: B. Sudhakara Reddy

Price: $20.60

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1998

Seller ID: 701176

ISBN: 8170226813

Condition: New

The book on "Urban Energy Systems" tries to assess how a modern urban area consumes energy either directly or indirectly including the impacts of energy consumption of forests, environment, transportation, and the economy as a whole. This is being done through fuel cycle approach involving the source of energy, the mode of transportation and the pattern of energy use. Printed Pages: 246. View more info

Biodiversity Conservation in India: Management Practices, Livelihood Concerns and Future Options

By: Bidhan Kanti Das & Ajit Banerjee (Eds.)

Price: $55.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2014

Seller ID: 701157

ISBN: 9789351250531

Condition: New

The present book examines the current laws and management strategies in forest reserves and their effectiveness in conserving dwindling bio-diversity resources. Case studies from biosphere regions, marine regions, as well as terrestrial regions by various scholars reflect constraints and threats and argue that a management approach at the landscape level that involve local people’s ‘real participation’ with improving livelihoods and well-being might be the best possible alternative for viable conservation strategy in developing countries like India. This book would be of interest to anth... View more info

National Energy Data Systems

By: Dilip R. Ahuja & R.K. Pachauri and N.K. Gopalakrishnan (Eds.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 701170

ISBN: 8170221560

Condition: New

This book records the proceedings of an International Workshop on National Energy Data Systems held in New Delhi in December, 1982 and organised by the Tata Energy Research Institute. The sixty odd participants came from ten different countries and specific theme papers commissioned for the purpose on the National Energy Data Systems of six countries were presented at the workshop. These countries include besides India, the People Republic of China, Thailand, Argentina, Brazil and the Dominican Republic. There were also papers prepared on data systems for the different sectors of the economy: ... View more info

Energy Use in Agricultural Productivity

By: Hifzur Rehman

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2004

Seller ID: 701165

ISBN: 8180690776

Condition: New

This book attempts to examines the meaning and concepts of the energy use and productivity in agriculture, and take stocks of various approaches to the assessment of these two interrelated aspect in agriculture. It is divided into five chapters. The first and second chapters are deal with the theoretical aspects relating to the meaning and concepts involved and methodological procedures that have been a taken into account while conducting this type of study. Chapter third discusses the meaning and concept of productivity and approaches, and methods towards its measurement in agriculture. Chapt... View more info

Agrarian Change and Small Farmers: Super Markets, Viability and Food Policy

By: K.N. Bhatt & Pradeep Bhargava (Eds.)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2014

Seller ID: 701180

ISBN: 9789351250333

Condition: New

The book explores alternative ways of addressing issues concerning marginal and small farmers who cultivate 44 per cent of operated land in India and constitute 85 per cent of total holdings. Their numbers are on the rise as population increases and holdings get fragmented. At the national level, the output per hectare of the small farm is higher than the large farm, but it varies across States. The problems confronting small farmers are numerous: Imperfection in input and product markets; inadequate access to institutional credit; higher reliance on moneylenders; restricted reach to modern te... View more info

Energy Environment and Human Well-being

By: K.N. Gopi & Kalpana Markandey (Authors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1994

Seller ID: 701160

ISBN: 8170225140

Condition: New

This study is an investigative effort into the complex processes of flow of materials and energy into the city, their use patterns and end results by way of disposal of waste and out flow of finished products. The environmental impacts of these; well being of people and their perception of environment are also studied. It is found that while the city residents are comfortably placed with regard to housing and community facilities, they are not well placed so far as possession of economic goods and services is concerned. Varrying perceptions of housing and neighbourhood; conditions are explaine... View more info

Forest Resources and Sustainable Development: Principles, Perspectives and Practices

By: Kailash Chandra Bebarta

Price: $30.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2004

Seller ID: 701167

ISBN: 8180690954

Condition: New

This book presents a detailed account of global forest resources and principles of sustainable development. Divided into three parts, it studies environmental problems and global forest resource crisis. Dealing with the concept of sustainable development and its application in the field of environment and forestry, it explains the concepts and principles of sustainable forest management (SFM). An outlook on policy and strategies for SFM is provided on a holistic basis. The book is useful for researchers, students, professionals and policy makers. Printed Pages: 436. View more info

Planning for Forest Resources and Bio-Diversity Management: Principles, Organisation and Methodologies

By: Kailash Chandra Bebarta

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 701171

ISBN: 8170228794

Condition: New

The practice of scientific management was introduced into Indian forestry in the late years of the nineteenth century. Under this, every patch of forest was required to be managed according to a managed according to a management plan which envisages a coordinated and comprehensive strategy for working the forest resources in consonanace with the national forest policy. Preparation of management plan necessitates deep understanding of principles and practices of forestry and methodology required for collection, analysis and interpretation of data from the said patch of forests. Over the time, w... View more info

Environmental Management in Hydro Electric Projects: Proceedings of the National Seminar Held at India International Centre, New Delhi

By: Kamta Prasad & R.S. Goel (Eds.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2000

Seller ID: 701166

ISBN: 8170228700

Condition: New

Hydropower has a vital role to play in India's development. But development has to be consistent with environmental concerns. How to bring about a balance between these goals is the focus of the book. It contains articles by some very eminent experts from government, industry and research institutions as well as NGOs on subjects covering broadly: "Streamlining environmental management;" Assessment of environmental impacts; *Environmental monitoring; *Social aspects of environmental management; *Indian Case Studies. The book provides new facts, new ideas and approaches within a multi-di... View more info

Energy Problems and Prospects: Studies on Jammu and Kashmir

By: M.K. Khera & B.D. Sharma and Majid Husain (Eds.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1991

Seller ID: 701164

ISBN: 8170220351

Condition: New

The State of Jammu and Kashmir has been passing through a period of serious power shortage which has hampered the overall socio-economic progress of its people. There is an urgent need to understand the energy problems in its varied manifestations to safeguard the environment from disastrous ecological disturbance and to evolve an appropriate and viable solutions to the problem of energy. Consequently, the University of Kashmir, in close collaboration with the Atomic Energy Commission and the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, organised a three-day National Seminar on Energy Problems and Prospec... View more info

Renewable Energy in the Global Context

By: P.C. Maithani

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2008

Seller ID: 701172

ISBN: 8180695565

Condition: New

Renewable energy covers a number of sources and technologies at different stages of development. Being environmentally benign and carbon free, renewables are best suited to offset the challenges of global warming and climate change. In the three decades of concerted global developmental efforts, it has started contributing significantly to the commercial energy mix. Many renewable energy technologies have matured over the last decade and moved from being a passion for the dedicated few to a major economic sector attracting large industrial companies and financial institutions. Renewable energy... View more info

Energy Environment and Sustainable Development

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2003

Seller ID: 701161

ISBN: 8180690334

Condition: New

The papers in this volume, presented by the author on different occasions in the capacity Chairman of the Delhi State Centre, the Institution of Engineers (India), address various issues concerning energy, environment and sustainable development. Discussing the application of energy and environment to corporate and social sectors, the author looks into the issues of sustainable energy supply, power distribution through private companies, impact of energy efficiency on power sector, technology, R&D, CNG, rural energy and the role of the NGOs. He also examines the impact of government policies o... View more info

Energy Management: Challenges For the Next Millennium

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2001

Seller ID: 701162

ISBN: 8170228069

Condition: New

Energy Sector in India, during the last decade of this Millennium, has undergone major restructuring. Initial phase of energy sector reforms is now evolving a new pattern. The national priority is to provide access to energy services to the poor people in India. This calls for a focus on efficient use of traditional biomass and new renewables. The second challenge for the energy sector is consolidation of the reforms process and transferring benefits to the users in the shortest time. Adverse impact on environment due to use of energy sources is the third major challenge needing solution for i... View more info

Energy Management: Policy, Planning and Utilization

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 701163

ISBN: 8170226694

Condition: New

Energy occupies a prime position in India's planned economic growth. This sector has attracted 28.30% of Plan allocations-power sector attracting about 18%. India started with a narrow base in 1947, at the time of independence, and had to promote growth of energy sector to support social and economic development. Since immediate term benefits were not assured, the government decided to develop energy as a core sector activity under its own control. Over the period of time the approach has become a liability on the government as financial performance of utilities has been controlled by social d... View more info

Managing Safety Challenges Ahead (In 2 Volumes)

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $88.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2005

Seller ID: 701169

ISBN: 8180692299

Condition: New

Safety and Quality Forum (SQF) set up by the Institution of Engineers (India) in October 2003, aims to promote and propagate various aspects of safety and quality in different engineering sectors, through networking mechanism. Besides facilitating exchange of ideas and opinion pertaining to safety and quality, it endeavours to promote awareness about them in engineering operations; assist governments and municipal bodies in framing and enforcing rules and codes for safety and quality management systems; develop courses, syllabi and course materials for Safety Engineering, Quality Management an... View more info

Rural Energy for Sustainable Development: Technology and Environmental Issues

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1998

Seller ID: 701173

ISBN: 8170227216

Condition: New

The book deals in depth with the biomass production and requirement in South Asia, with specific reference to India. Printed Pages: 186. View more info

Sustainable Energy Supply in Asia (In 2 Volumes)

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 701175

ISBN: 8170226333

Condition: New

The total Proceedings of the Conferences presented in two Volumes Volume 1 mainly deals with the Technical Papers received in advance; and Volume 2 deals with various Ceremonial Addresses, Overview Presentations and the New Delhi Declaration giving the Conclusions and the Recommendations, leading to future actions for sustainable energy supply in the South Asia region. Printed Pages: 288. View more info

Bio-Energy Resources: Planning Production and Utilization

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi

Price: $16.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1995

Seller ID: 701188

ISBN: 8170225493

Condition: New

Environmental awareness after the Earth Summit (in June 1992) has necessitated the developed countries to focus attention on bio fuel. Biomass, at one time, considered to be the fuel of the poor in the developing countries has now become an important source of energy for the developed world as well. Its role in building economy while preserving environment has attracted large allocations for technology adaptation and technology development leading to more efficient biomass stock conversion . The Global Environment Facility of the World Band, the United Nations Development Programme and the Uni... View more info

Strategy for Energy Conservation in India

By: Pradeep Chaturvedi & Shalini Joshi (Eds.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 701174

ISBN: 8170226430

Condition: New

Energy Conservation is gaining significance in the Indian context as the governments efforts over the last five years to encourage private and foreign investments in the power sector has not brought in desired results. Government has planned additional capacity as well as energy conservation as two pronged approach to fulfil the energy needs of the growing economy during the Eighth Five Year Plan. The thrust, however, had shifted towards promoting higher capacity installation, and therefore, the energy conservation sector was neglected. Midway of the Eight Five Year Plan When it was observed t... View more info

The Application of Social Sciences A Guide to Its Problems

By: R.E.S. Tanner

Price: $48.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

Seller ID: 701183

ISBN: 9789351251644

Condition: New

This book is a study of how the professional understandings of social scientists, principally in the Asian context, are being used to apply their knowledge and expertise to the solution of difficulties and to the improvement of the living conditions of some people. Some examples will show the success of what has been done while others make recommendations of how improvements might be achieved. Others make suggestions that are far too broad to accomplish in any communal setting without wholesale changes in national social behaviour. It explains the adjusted and predicted human behaviour which ... View more info

Ayush in Public Health (In 2 Vols.)

By: R.K. Mutatkar

Price: $78.60

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2016

Seller ID: 701186

ISBN: 9789351252283

Condition: New

The book in two volumes on AYUSH in Public Health, from the perspective of Medical Anthropology, addresses the issues of policy research with a view to formulate an integrated National Health Policy, positioning AYUSH as the mainstream health care system, being an aspect of Indian Culture. The first volume has emerged out of a field project offered by Department of AYUSH, Government of India, during 2008-2009 to study the ground level position of AYUSH in four states of India as a sequel to the working group on AYUSH in Public Health for the XIth Five Year Plan. Similar project in Rajasthan an... View more info

Aspects of Indian Social Anthropology

By: R.S. Mann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1996

Seller ID: 701184

ISBN: 8170225868

Condition: New

Serious anthropological exploration in respect of unique customs, institutions and other ways of Indian tribes has been a long pending felt need in academic circle. Except some light surface reflexes the exercise on this front has, by and large, remained far short of analytical and structural analysis. This book meets the requirement of not only in-depth substantivism but also of formal analysis in respect of polyandry, matriliny, chieftainship, serfdom, dormitory system, shifting cultivation etc. The two mountingly emerging concerns of ethnicity and cultural ecology also find a detailed mappi... View more info