Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment
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New Delhi, 26 January 2020 (Republic Day of India)

The 15 Volume World Encyclopaedia of Ecology and Environment running into more than 8000 pages was dedicated to the Indian Citizenry including policymakers, researchers, professionals, scientists, professors, teachers, activists, journalists and all others interested in protecting India's environment.

While the World Renowned Educator, Environmental Scientist and Management Expert Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi is the Chairman of the Editorial Board, other Members in the Board include Dr. Uttam Kumar Singh, Dr. Mankandey Rai, Dr. Aaradhana Salpekar, Dr. Kadambari Sharma, Dr. Tanuja Trivedi and Dr. Utkarsh Sharma who have labored hard in compiling all the relevant information related to ecology, environmental science, environmental education, environmental laws, environmental engineering, environmental impact assessment, state of India's environment, natural resources conservation and management, environmental management environmental sustainability, pollution monitoring and control, emerging environmental issues and environmental future.

It may be mentioned that many universities, colleges and other educational institutions besides Central and State Government Ministries and Departments, Public and Private Sector Organisations and national level Research Institutions have already acquired this unique set of 15 Volumes by contacting and placing orders from the publishers whose address and email are given below :

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Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment
A 14-15-16, Paryavaran Complex
New Delhi - 110030
Email : ecology@ecology.edu

The following are the Volumewise titles of the Encyclopaedia :

Vol. No.  Name of the Title Volume Pages, Set(s) ONE
1 Ecological Concepts 552
2 Environmental Concepts 551
3 Environmental Education 555
4 India's Environment 518
5 Natural Resources Conservation and Management 568
6 Environmental Laws 536
7 Environmental Impact Assessment  552
8 Pollution Monitoring and Control 563
9 Environmental Management 524
10 Environmental Engineering 576
11 Global Environmental Problems and Solutions 535
12 Waste Minimisation and Management 545
13 Environmental Sustainability 535
14 Emerging Environmental Issues  514
15 Environmental Future . 527


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The following are the brief achievements of the Authors and the Members of the Editorial Board :

About the Author Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi

Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi, Ph.D is the world renowned environmental scientist, institution builder and a charismatic leader with more than 45 years of teaching and training experience in different areas of ecology, environment, disaster management, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, human rights, intellectual property rights, ecological tourism, geriatric care and institution building strategies.

He is the Founder Chancellor/Plenipotentiary of the State University "The Global Open University Nagaland" and Founder Chancellor of the "Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University", Arunachal Pradesh. He has been responsible for the establishment of many universities and professional / vocational institutions in India as well as in other countries of the world.

He has authored the World Encyclopaedias on emerging subjects like environmental sciences, remote sensing, health care, global peace and security, production and operations management, materials management, bioinformatics, green business management, geriatric care, habitat and population studies etc.

As the President of the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) created during the NDA regime in the year 2004, Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi has tried to unite all the 1100 universities in the country for optimising the available resources in the country with a view to stopping the duplication of efforts in the area of higher and tertiary education. During his visits to different countries including USA, UK, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Korea, Mongolia, Zambia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Maldives, Indonesia, Russia, Poland and Thailand, Dr. P R Trivedi has been transferring the appropriate technologies of institution building from India to the rest of the world.

He has received more than 55 international and national awards and appreciations conferred upon him in many countries of the world for his outstanding contribution in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, diplomatic studies, interfaith studies, spiritual development etc.

Dr. P R Trivedi has designed a masterplan paradigm for leading India by providing appropriate guidance to the Government of India in the areas of skill development, entrepreneurial leadership besides managerial competence among the young boys and girls by advocating the slogan "Catch Them Young" so that they could finally become didactics to educate their fathers, mothers, teachers and colleagues, rather the entire neighbourhood with no worries and miseries in the country.

Dr. P R Trivedi is the first person in India to have thought of vocationalising the existing careers of young boys and girls by giving them employment centric education with a view to solving the problems relating to employment as well as unemployableness. He has designed more than 2100 skill based courses with self-instructional study materials for ensuring perfect training in order to achieve the milestone of producing 550 million skilled persons in the country by the year 2025.

Dr. P R Trivedi has envisaged that the two main problems of our country i.e. unemployment and pollution have to be tackled by creating environment friendly and sustainable jobs by designing a job creation policy which could be sustained by the mother earth of our country.

Dr. P R Trivedi has been duly credited for designing and launching the Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications besides short-term job oriented skilling courses on Computer Operations, Computer Programming and Computer Maintenance way back in the year 1979-1980. He has also brought out the 50 Volume Encyclopaedia of Information Technology running into more than 15,000 pages jointly brought out by the Computers (India) Limited, The Global Open University Nagaland and Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Arunachal Pradesh.

About the Author Dr. UTTAM KUMAR SINGH

Uttam Kumar Singh, Ph.D. is a renowned institution builder and thinker presently the Director General of the Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM) and Dr. Zakir Husain Institute (ZHI), Patna. He has authored more than 100 books on different subjects related to management, disaster education, criminology, forensic science and many other developmental subjects. He has also been at the helm of affairs in the management of Computer Society of India, The Global Open University Nagaland and Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University.

About the Author Dr. MARKANDEY RAI

Markandey Rai, Ph.D. is currently the Senior Advisor of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme after his retirement as the Chief of the United Nations Inter-Agency Coordination, Global Parliamentarians and Trade Unions Programme of UN-HABITAT based in Nairobi, Kenya. Presently he is also the Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh established under the State Legislature of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh established under the State Legislature of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh.

He was pioneer for establishing Global Urban Observatories and Publications of the Compendium of Human Settlement Statistics and Atlas periodically. He has been the Chairperson of the Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) at Nairobi to advise the Heads of the UN offices at Nairobi (UNON) on the matters of the staff administration and welfare. He has widely travelled and attended several conferences of scientific as well as of political nature. As focal point for the Asia-Pacific region and also for India in UN-HABITAT, he achieved to organize a ministers forum for Asia-Pacific countries in December 2006 in New Delhi successfully and India became the Chairperson and permanent secretariat was established in New Delhi. He has been the President of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) in Nairobi of Kenya chapter. His biography was published in the 14th edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World in 1997. He is an "Ambassador for Peace" conferred by the Global Peace Foundation in March 2009. In March 2017, at Global Peace Convention of GPF in Manila, Dr. Rai was elected the President of Global Peace and Development Service Alliance (GPDSA). He has honors to address a number of Parliaments and Global Parliamentarian's forums. He is holding many prestigious and honorary positions in India and abroad and focusing mainly on Sustainable Urbanization, Youth and Women empowerment through Youth Vocational and Leadership programmes. He is currently the Chairman of an Accreditation Board of BMO of NABET under Quality Council of India, State Chancellor of IAEWP (NGO Affiliate of ECOSOC, DPI, UNESCO, UNICEF) for NCT of Delhi and the Executive President of World Spiritual Parliament.

About the Author Dr. aaradhana salpekar

Dr. Aaradhana Salpekar, Ph.D. is a renowned ecologist and environmentalist with more than 45 years of teaching and research experience in many specialised areas related to botany, pollution monitoring and control, eco restoration, environmental impact assessment, natural resources and conservation studies besides eco-feminism. She has authored more than 50 books on different aspects of mother earth protection strategies.

About the Author Dr. KADAMBARI SHARMA

Dr. Kadambari Sharma, Ph.D. is a renowned author and anthropologist dedicated for the cause of environmental as well as disaster education. She has authored more than 50 books related to women's development, disaster mitigation and management, environmental laws, population and community ecology, crime against women, sustainable development, conflict resolution etc. She has the credit of designing a package of new modules on disaster education for the students of different schools and colleges in the National Capital Region.

About the Author Dr. TANUJA TRIVEDI

Dr. Tanuja Trivedi, Ph.D. is a renowned author, activist and ecofeminist dedicated for the cause of national as well as international development in general and gender development in particular. In the capacity of the Head and Director of the Women's Agency for Generating Employment (WAGE), she has been developing a master plan and a paradigm for ensuring proper training of women in the new and emerging areas of rural and urban entrepreneurship besides developing a neological as well as a neocratic approach to empowering the girl child, developing strategies for the young women and ensuring all the geriatric needs of the elderly women specially living below the poverty line.

She has been chosen by many international organisations for getting felicitated based on her outstanding contribution.

She is also heading the WIBP Observer Group where she is at the helm of affairs in the capacity of the Director of the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment (IIEE). She has travelled in almost all parts of Asia and Europe.

About the Author Dr. utkarsh sharma

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma, Ph.D. is presently the Pro Chancellor of the Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh besides the Director and Member Secretary of the National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research, AfroAsianAmerican Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Research and Development (ACCORD). After completing his MBA Degree, he was sponsored by his parent organisation KPMG for undergoing the specialized Executive Development Programme at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow where he learnt the art and science of management and administration besides appropriate techniques for bringing productivity and efficiency within and outside the organization. He completed his doctoral studies from the Commonwealth Vocational University, Kingdom of Tonga.

He has successfully designed a masterplan and a new paradigm for developing the resources and infrastructure in different States in general and in the State of Bihar in particular.

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Hon'ble H.E. Shri Ram Nath Kovind and Dr. P. R. Trivedi

His Humbleness Dr. P R Trivedi presenting his book to the Hon'ble President of India H.E. Shri Ram Nath Kovind.