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Annotated Bibliography on Himalaya

Yoginder Verma (Editor) Virender K. Santvan (Editor) Pawan K. Attri (Editor) Pankaj Gupta (Editor)

The Himalaya has been a source of attraction, inspiration and exploration to people from all walks of life and over the ages.  The Himalay rises abruptly, resulting in a diversity of ecosystems and is rich in biodiversity.  The Himalayan society possesses a unique repository of culture and heritage.  Different facets of the Himalaya have been described in poetry, fiction, prose, science and art.  All this information on the Himalaya is however, scattered. In this era of information technology, it is essential to collate the available information and create an integrated knowledge base.  It is also important to disseminate this knowledge because only when information is disseminated among various user groups resulting in strengthening of linkages does it became knowledge.  The institute of Integrated Himalayans Studies (IIHS), "UGC Centre of Excellence", H.P. University, Shimla has made an attempt in this direction to bring this publication.  It's research staff documented abstracts f books on Himalayan Region available in different libraries both with in and outside the state.  The Institute is further upgrading the annotated bibliography on a regular basis.  The Present work is a collection of annotated bibliographic entries of books pertaining to :- Volume 1: Biological Science, Volume 2: Economic and Political Aspects, Volume 3 Physical Science, Volume 4: Socio-cultural Aspects.

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About the authors

Yoginder Verma

Prof. (Dr.) Yoginder Verma is Professor of management Studies. He holds the position of Director, UGC-Academic Staff College and also Director, Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies (UGC Centre of Excellence), Himachal Pradesh University. He has also held the position of dean, faculty of Management Studies; Director, IAS Coaching center; and Director, University College of Business Studies. Prof. Verma is having distinct academic career with gold-medal at graduation level. His qualification are B.Com. (Gold –medalist), MBA (1976(, M.Phil. and Ph.D. (UGC-fellowship for Ph.D.). After a brief stint in HPMIDC (public corporation) as Management trainee, dr. Verma joined as Assistant Professor, in the department of Business Administration, H.P. University in 1977. In 1982, the union Public Service Commission selected Dr. Verma under Colmbo Plan for posting in Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. As an expert in Management, Dr. Verma contributed in the establishment of Institute of Management in Tribhuvan University and consultancy camps (1983-85). He provided consultancy to Nepal Airways and central School at Kathmandu. Dr. Verma has written five books and 100 articles/papers published both in national and international journals. Under his direction, more than 300 reports have been produced (based on training Programmes conducted for the university and college teachers). His area of interest is Values-based Management, Strategic management, HRD, Organizational development, Management of Change, educational management, Training & development, teaching effectively and team Building. Dr. Verma is Chief Editor of academe and ASC Newsletter.

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Virender K. Santvan

Dr. Virender K. Santvan; M.Sc. Ph.D. (Environmental Science) has 10 years experience and his field of specialization is Mountain Environment and Bio-diversity.  He has been associated with the establishment of Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies.  Dr. Santvan has previously contributed to the establishment of Centre for Environmental Studies, Himachal Pradesh University Shimla.  He has work experience in various fields including ecosystem and biodiversity projects supported by the State Council for Science Technology and Environment, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat Ambuja Cement (Ltd.).  He has also been teaching Ecology in the Department of Biosciences in Himachal University and has worked with the G.B. Pant Institute on Himalaya Environment and Development, Kullu.

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Pawan K. Attri

Dr. Pawan K. Attri, M.Sc. M.Phil. Ph.D. (Zoology) from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.  His area of interest is Apiculture and Environmental management and conservation.  He has over five years research experience and has been associated with IIHS since its inception.  He is also associated with various NGOs as a resource person for research in Environment related projects and has also taught in various academic institutes in Himachal Pradesh.

Pankaj Gupta

Pankaj Gupta, M.Sc., M.Phil in Animal Physiology is a Researcher in the Institute and is simultaneously pursuing his doctorate from Himachal Pradesh University.  He has five yeas research experiences and his area of interest is Indigenous Health Care System and Ethnic foods in Himalayan Region.

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Bibliographic information

Title Annotated Bibliography on Himalaya
Format Hardcover
Date published: 09.01.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8181820339
length x+168p., x+221p., x+274p., x+428p.