Sustainable Future Dynamics of Environments and Disaster Management

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  • Author :Suresh Misra, Shyamli Singh
  • Year of Publication :2018
  • ISBN: :9789386682161
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXIV, 296
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Community Development, Developmental Studies, Environmental Science, Geography, Sociology, Sustainable Development, Urban Studies

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About the Book :

This book is an exclusive collection of thoughts, ideas, views and vision of the academia, policy makers, grass root level workers and practitioners dedicated to Prof. Vinod K. Sharma, Sr. Professor and Vice – Chairman , Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority , who is revered as the Pitamah of Disaster management. Opinions assembled together in this edition share glimpses of idea of sustainable future with dynamism of environment and disaster management at its backdrop. The book caters to create long-lasting practices in integrating environment and disaster management, striding towards sustainable future. The book cruises through salient chapters dealing with both man-made and natural disasters. The chapters comprise analysis of causes of disaster and recommendations for their effective management. It is envisioned that the book will act as rich resource to all working in the field of Environment and Disaster management.

About Author :

Suresh Misra a well-known expert on consumer issues is currently Professor (Consumer Affairs) and Coordinator, Centre for Consumer Studies, a Think Tank and Knowledge Partner of the Department of Consumer Affairs, GoI at the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He holds his Master's in Political Science from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Masters in Human Resource Management from Pondicherry Central University, D.Phil. from Allahabad Central University and Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from Calcutta. He had his advance training in Corporate Governance at AOTS, Tokyo, Japan; in Total Quality Management at UK Civil Service College, Sunningdale, UK; and in Public Policy Management at Development Study Centre, Rehovot, Israel. He participated in the Public Administration programme for senior officers at ENA, Paris, France and also attended advance Training of Trainers programme on Training Techniques and Methodology at Thames Valley University, Slough, UK. Prof. Misra has been associated with consumer studies for the last twenty-five years and carried out a number of research and evaluation studies sponsored by national and international agencies. Prof. Misra is a member of the Central Consumer Protection Council, GoI. He is the Project Director of the National Consumer Helpline and the State Consumer Knowledge Resource Management Portal set-up by the Department of Consumer Affairs, GoI at IIPA.

Shyamli Singh is working as Assistant Professor with Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, India. Dr. Singh has authored text books, monographs, articles and discussion papers. She is a gold medallist from Indraprastha University and a topper from University of Delhi.