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by Dr. R.N. Thakur who has been occupying the Chair of Professor of Sociology and Social Welfare Administration in the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi, earlier served as United Nations Fellow (1994-95), and University Professor in the Department of Post-Graduat... View More Dr. R.N. Thakur who has been occupying the Chair of Professor of Sociology and Social Welfare Administration in the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi, earlier served as United Nations Fellow (1994-95), and University Professor in the Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Sociology in Bhagalpur University (until May 1986). He has been associated with a number of university, government bodies, professional organizations and research institutions in India and abroad, and participated in a large number of national, international and regional conferences, seminars and workshops, and chaired numerous sessions. He directed scores of Management Development Programmes of innovative type for senior and middle level executives of the Central Government, Public Sector, and State; Government; and authored over a dozen books, and several important reports, etc. Elite Theory and Administrative System is his classic work which attracted foreword and comments from several well-known British, American, French and Indian scholars, like, Tom Bottomore, Juan J Linz, SM. Lipset, Mattei Dogan, A.R. Desai and others. This in-depth study does for India what western scholars like Robert A. Dahl, Harold D. Lasswell and Tom Bottomore have done for the West commented Dr. A.R. Desai. Vol. I on Elite in wide Transnational Perspective attracted wide reviews in several European languages other than English.

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by Prakash Madhusudan Apte, graduated in Architecture from M.S. University, Baroda and completed the Masters Programme in Regional Planning in 1961, from IIT Kharagpur. He went on to study Urban Design at Naples University, Italy and also obtained a Diploma in Business Management from Bharatiya Vidya B... View More Prakash Madhusudan Apte, graduated in Architecture from M.S. University, Baroda and completed the Masters Programme in Regional Planning in 1961, from IIT Kharagpur. He went on to study Urban Design at Naples University, Italy and also obtained a Diploma in Business Management from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Town Planners, India, as well as the Indian Institute of Architects. Prakash Madhusudan Apte had worked with Chandigarh Capital Project, Delhi Development Authority and the Ansel Planning Organization. He designed the new capital of Gujarat, Gandhinagar. As Chief of Projects of Housing & Urban Development Corporation of India (HUDCO), he formulated its policies and executed housing projects. As a Senior Adviser to the Royal Government of Bhutan in 2003, he prepared a Shelter Strategy for the Capital, Thimphu. For the last 12 years he has been on the staff of the World Bank as a Consultant for the Mumbai Urban Transport Project II and the Emergency Tsunami Rehabilitation Project for Tamil Nadu. He has been a Member of the Bombay Development Plan Advisory Committee, Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA), the Housing Urban Renewal & Ecology (HURE) Board of the Bombay Metropolitan Region Development Authority: the Development Plan Committee for the Vasai-Virar Region and Governor of the Delhi School of Planning & Architecture. He has chaired and addressed national and international seminars and served as Vice-President of the Institute of Town Planners, India. He was invited as the Eisenhower Fellow from India in the field of Urban Management, by the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Inc USA.

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