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Environmental Planning and Management

D.B.N. Murthy (Author)
Synopsis The book deals with various aspects of environmental planning and management. While the earlier book "Environmental Awareness and Protection", dealt with basic issues concerning the environment and its protection, the preset book is more specific towards the planning as well as management aspects of conservation of the environment. A few features of the book are: it is written is a simple language, free of jargon and difficult technical, mathematical or statistical matters that could put off readers from pursuing the topics. The examples states are practical and matters presented reflect the latest information on the matter discussed. The emphasis is on what every one can do to conserve the environment as several micro issues relating to the environment concern ordinary citizens as well as government, industry and business. The book is eminently suited as a textbook for students who are expected to study environmental related issues as part of the syllabus. After understanding and appreciating the several aspects of the environment, the book offers helpful information on what needs to be done to protect the environment by proper planning and scientific management. No and hoc solutions are expected to work while dealing with environmental issues. For instance, recycling is an important aspect that could not only minimize waste collection and disposal but also helps in saving virgin materials as part of conservation strategy. Even a desire park, a wildlife sanctuary needs a through understanding of the various issues involved. Here the environmental planning and management issues come to the fore. Thus the book is expected as a valuable guide to the planning and management aspects that would help in nature conservation efforts at the micro as well as macro level. The book should serve as valuable inputs to anyone who wants to understand, appreciate and then take up conservation measures, be it an individual, activist, NGO, group, business, industry or government. It is recommended as a textbook for students in various institutions. At the same time individuals, NGOs, activists, environmental lawyers, business and industrial managers would find the book of significance in understanding the intricacies of the planning and management aspects that leads to environmental conservation and protection.
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About the author

D.B.N. Murthy

D.B.N. Murthy (b. 12-6-1932) is an independent consultant in quality and management based in Bangalore. He is a graduate in electrical engineering and fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications. He has over forty-six years experience in HRD, quality and management in industry as well as consultation. His work experience includes as development engineer in Indian Telephone Industries. Bangalore and as quality manager at Philips India Ltd., Loni-Kalbhor, near Pune. He has advanced training at the Automatic Electric Company. UK and NV Philips, The Netherlands. Mr. Murthy has been active in the filed of quality. He was an ASQC certified quality engineer. He is a life member of NIQR, QCFI and ISI. He was the secretary and later on vice-president of NIQR, Pune. He has written and presented technical papers in India and abroad on quality, management and HRD. His name has been included in the 6th volume of Biography International. Mr. Murthy is a prolific writer and has published seven books. He writes regularly for the press and journals and has over 1800 publications to his credit. His hobbies include playing contract bridge, listening to classical music, trekking in the Himalayas and traveling.

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Bibliographic information

Title Environmental Planning and Management
Author D.B.N. Murthy
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176297267
length xviii+134p., Tables; Plates; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; 25cm.