Human Society at the Crossroads: In Search of a New Vision

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  • Author :S.R. Mohnot, L.M. Singhvi
  • Year of Publication :2012
  • ISBN: :9788180698378
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: X, 388
  • Size: 25 cms
  • Categories: Law, Sociology

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About the Book :

"The Commemorative Volume is a loving and respectful tribute to the memory of Dr. L.M. Singhvi, the distinguished Parliamentarian and diplomat, a scholar of eminence, a thought leader and an innovator, an honoured jurist, a litterateur and poet, an outstanding institution-builder, delineated by globally known institutions. Dr. Singhvi had espoused a large number of social concerns and issues with lasting impact, which are reflected in the theme of this volume, Human Society at the Crossroads. The contributors include an impressive array of thought leaders and public figures of eminence who have, in their own variegated styles, espoused the causes and concerns which were dear to Dr. Singhvi. The galaxy of distinguished persons whose contributions are included in this volume is, perhaps, unmatched. The volume also covers six discourses by Dr. Singhvi himself. Although it is a commemorative volume in honour of Dr. Singhvi, it was considered only appropriate to include these discourses. Devoid of these contributions the exercise would have been incomplete as the readers must know the way in which he conceived, developed, articulated, propagated and promoted the human concerns of the contemporary world. Nothing could graphically describe his multifaceted personality as these contributions do."

About Author :

S.R. Mohnot, Executive/Chairman, Centre for Industrial and Economic Research. He has served as United Nations Industrial Economist and Team Leader and as consultant to a number of governments, governmental institutions, such as the Asian Development Bank. He is President Emeritus, Indian Society for Training and Development and was honoured as Fellow. He has headed and was associated with several professional institutions. He has authored or edited some widely acclaimed books including path-breaking Concise Encyclopaedia of Management and Economic Sciences (2009-10), Concentration of Economic Power (1963), Market Forecast and Indicators (2010-2020) Reinventing the Public Sector (2003), Towards a New Global Order (1993), Reliance: An Industrial Legend (1984) and Indian Economy Policy (1952).

The volume has been produced by L.M. Singhvi Foundation. The trust is headed by Smt. Kamala Singhvi and managed by Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi. The Advisory Council is chaired by Dr. Karan Singh. The Foundation is a registered Public Charitable Trust. It seeks to promote schemes and activities in the realm of public life, law, politics, human rights, diaspora, education, literature, art, poetry, inter-faith movement and Indian history and culture, without reference to caste, creed or religion. All these areas were dear to the Late Dr. L.M. Singhvi, in each of which he made significant contributions.