The Hindu presents Survey of Indian Industry 2014, a detailed analysis of the state of the Indian economy and what needs to be done to get growth going again. Prominent industry leaders and CEOs from sectors such as banking, financial services, automobiles, steel, telecom, infrastructure and pharmaceuticals share their insight on what the new government needs to concentrate on in the initial months. It will serve as a handy guide for leaders in business, management professionals, economists and students of economic issues to assess the state of the economy. The cover price is Rs.100/-
Pongal Malar 2014
This special Issue brought out by The Hindu Tamil on the occasion of Pongal festival focuses on the Cultural Roots of Pongal celebrated throughout Tamil Nadu in all possible ways. Ethnic culture: Various cultural aspects of Pongal celebrations with local flavour viz. worship, Jallikattu, cock fight etc. Cinema: Cultural and ethnic aspects in Tamil Cinema. Spiritual: A special write up on Arupadai Veedu, Vallalar. Also a write up on Bothisatvar by Balakumaran. Rivers: Special write ups by leading writers on history and current status of all major rivers in Tamil Nadu. Literature: Poems and Short stories by eminent writers. Lifestyle: Various aspects of Tamil living and lifestyle (including food, arts and environment)
The Survey of Indian Industry, acknowledged as an authoriative and well-documented review of the industrial scenario. The latest edition, Survey of Indian Industry 2013 focuses on how the industries would explore ways to cope with the global slowdown. It also discusses like slowing down on investment in capacity creation by the industries and revival, high rate of interest - a primary reason for holding back the investment, impact of political chaos on industries, etc. Further, it discusses India's growth momentum in the shadow of recession in Eurozone and slowdown in U.S. Leading experts in their respective fields have contributed articles in this Survey. The Survey will, like its previous editions, serve as a utility reference volume for Businessmen, industrialists, students and academicians. The cover price is Rs.100/- and Rs.125/- by regd. book post.
The Survey of the Environment 2012 will focus on issues in environment, nature and conservation, biodiversity, solar power etc. Leading experts have been invited to contribute articles in the Survey of Environment 2012 on Rural Collective Timbatku in Andhra Pradesh, Mining crisis, Science and politics of living rivers, Pollution challenge, Reponses to climate change and Wetland status in India. Other issues which add value to the editorial fare are changing urban landscape, convention on biological diversity and its significance on marine and coastal environments etc. The cover price is Rs. 70/- and Rs. 95/- by regd. book post. The Survey will, like its previous editions, serve as a utility reference volume for businessmen, environmentalist
The Survey of Indian Industry is acknowledged as an authoritative and well-documented review of the industrial scenario. The latest edition, Survey of Indian Industry 2012 focuses on the policy initiatives of the monetary authority of the country, the Reserve Bank of India and the fiscal policy efforts of the Government. This year's Survey provides an insight into the happenings in the financial sector. Besides, post-downgrade of the US rating is also featured. The Survey focuses on how the Indian IT Industry is rejigging its game plan in the current scenario. ...
The theme of Survey of Indian Agriculture 2011 is "The paradox of Indian Agriculture". Despite the rising prices of commodities and overflowing granaries, thousands still go hungry and small and marginal farmers remain poor. The Survey of Indian Agriculture 2011 will deal with a host of these issues - causes and consequences with illustrated articles from experts (scientists and field specialists), government officials and leaders of institutions involved in agriculture. The cover price is Rs.60/- and Rs.80/- by regd. book post.
The theme of Survey of the Environment 2011 is "Environment: Development and Governance". The Survey will focus on the Forest Rights Act, Environmental Law and governance, politics and ecological sense in India, handling disasters - Fukushima and after and Jaitapur - what are the lessons from Japan? Other issues which add value to the editorial fare are human-animal conflicts, invasive species, threat to fishing cats and the amphibian crisis in India. The editorial fare will also cover ecotourism, mining and climate. All the articles are authored, as usual, by leading experts in their respective fields. The cover price is Rs. 60/- and Rs. 80/- by regd. book post.
Interestingly enough, this year's Survey will offer a macro-view of the India growth story against the backdrop of a sluggish global economy. It will take an insightful look in to the automobile boom, the uneasiness in the IT and ITES space, the pick-up in real estate, the excitement in the telecom field in the wake of 3G auction and the spectacular growth in the Retail Sector. The Survey will also take stock of the happenings in the power field and the performance of the Railways, the national air-carriers and the sea-ports. Like its previous editions, serve as a utility reference volume for businessmen, industrialists, students and academicians.
The theme of the issue is "Need for disaster preparedness in Agriculture". There will be a special focus on rural deprivation in India's countryside. The Survey aims to cover major crops and suggestions to farmers on how to take preventive steps to avoid yield loss. There will also be a special article on improvement in living conditions of the rural people. The cover price is Rs.60/- and Rs.80/- by regd. book post.
This year's Survey assumes enormous significance in the light of the recent Copenhagen Meet on Climate Change. Thus the editorial fare will deal with the wetlands of India, energy-efficient technologies, the Nilgiris Biosphere and the protection of the ecosystem. Other issues which add value to the editorial fare are man-animal conflict in the northern Sahyadris, the mounting electronic waste of mobile phones and an overview of India's position on Climate change. All the articles will be authored, as usual, by leading experts in their respective fields. The cover price is Rs. 60/- and Rs. 80/- by regd. book post.
This year's Survey, acknowledged as an authoritative and well-documented review of the industrial scenario, will focus on Government-led initiatives to get the economy back on a high growth path. It will study the reform agenda afresh in the wake of global happenings. The Survey will take a holistic view on governance and regulatory issues. The Survey will analyse threadbare the status of the Indian economy in the global context. There will be extensive coverage of developments in banking and finance by the country's top economists and business leaders. ...
The theme of the issue is "Climate change". Nearly 80 percent of the population in India, based in the rural areas, is impacted by climate change which influences agricultural and other allied activities. The Survey will be throwing the spotlight on how climate change brings with it a host of problems such as rising temperatures, monsoon failure and drought. It will also deal with pest resistant crop varieties, water conservation methods and the importance of perserving overall biodiversity. An additional input of interest would be a World Bank Report on Agriculture and climate change. The cover price is Rs.60/- and Rs.80/- by regd. book post.
This edition focuses on the challenge of pollution control and waste management, be it from inland water bodies, electrical and electronic equipment or biomedical. Leading experts contributed articles on climatic changes, solar power, noise pollution and sustainable growth in the contest of climate change. Other articles which are likely to add value to this compilation's content are the preservation of biodiversity, development versus environmental concerns and the coral and lagoon conservation in Lakshadweep. The Editorial fare also covers the natural environment and coastal ecology.
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