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Dimensions of Environmental Pollutions (Volume 14)

 
S.N. Mishra (Editor) R. Swarup (Editor) V.P. Jauhari (Editor)
Synopsis In order to understand man’s special relationship with his environment it is necessary to review his more recent evolution briefly. With greater powers for subduing nature and harnessing natural resources for his own ends, mankind had shown alarming growth in numbers. At first the growth rate was slow. The environment has not only been greatly affected by man’s agricultural activities, but also by industrial development. This book is analyzing the tremendous technological achievements of the past century which have brought many benefits, including a rising standard of living, but has not our environment suffered? How far industry polluted the air, water and land? How much is being done to keep these essential parts of the ecosystem unharmed? The book gives a vivid picture of all such phenomena.
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About the authors

S.N. Mishra

Professor S.N. Mishra (b. 1942), after serving at Magadh University, joined the Indian Institute of Public Administration in 1980 where currently he is Professor of Rural Studies. Apart from publishing nearly twently books on various facets of Rural Society, he has contributed more than hundred research papers to the various journals in India and abroad. A member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Public Administration Association, Prof. Mishra's areas of specialization are: Indian Political System, Applied Public Administration, Political Sociology, Constitutional Law, Democratice Decentralization, Development Administration and Local Self-Government.

R. Swarup

Dr. R. Swarup (b. 1928) had his education at government Agricultural College, Kanpur (now Chander Shekhar-Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur) and Delhi School of Economics. After serving at prestigious institutions like the Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Indian Agricultural Research Institute. New Delhi, Mosul University in Iraq etc, he heads the Agro-Economics Research Centre for Western Himalayan Region since establishment in, 1973 at Himachal Pradesh University, shimla. He has contributed a number of research papers and co-authored books titled – Agricultural Development in Himachal Pradesh, Management of Social forestry in India, Production and Marketing of apples, and Horticultural Development in Hill Areas.

V.P. Jauhari

Dr. V.P. Jauhari (b. 1949) has his education from Allahabad University, Punjab University and London School of Economics (LSE) UK. Thought a serving bureaucrat has extensive work experience in the field of environmental management at State, National and International level, Till recently he headed the Ministry of Environment & Forests in Govt. of A.P. and State Pollution Control Board. He has also worked in the Ministry of Environment & forests in Govt. of A.P. and State Pollution control Board. He has also worked in the Ministry of Environment & Forests, GOI apart from working as head of intergovernmental body, sponsored by UNEP, called South Asia Co- operative Environment Programme (SACEP) at Colombo. He has worked as consultant to many UN bodies and has many publications to his credit. Currently he is heading Ministry of Agriculture in Govt. of A.P.

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Title Dimensions of Environmental Pollutions (Volume 14)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1992
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170993741
length viii+363p., Tables; Figures; Notes; References; 23cm.