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Encyclopaedia of Cities And Towns In India (Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura) 26Th Volume: Book by Dr. N. Seshagiri(Ed.)

Encyclopaedia of Cities And Towns In India (Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura) 26Th Volume

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ISBN: 9788121209960    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2009     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 452        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Dr. N.Seshagiri did his Doctorate in computers and Telecom from the Indian Institute of Science in 1964. He was a scientist at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research...Read more
Description About The Author:- Dr. N.Seshagiri did his Doctorate in computers and Telecom from the Indian Institute of Science in 1964. He was a scientist at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research from 1966 to 1971.In 1971 he joined as Director in the Government of India. He founded the National Informatics Center (NIC) in 1975 and was its Director-General till 2000, while simultaneously holding the post of Additional Secretary since 1984, Special Secretary in the planning Commission since 1993 and in the Ministry of Information Technology up to 2000.Currently he is Emeritus Scientist in CMMACS of CSIR and Advisor to HCL Infosystems Ltd. He set up NICNET, the first nationwide computer network in India and a PSU: NIC Services Inc.Under his guidance computer centre were set up in every Ministry/Department of the Central Government, State/UT Governments, and over 500 District Administrations. Under his sustained initiative NIC developed over 6,000 databases and associated software packages including several Nagar Palika and Rural databases as well as Urban and Rural Planning software. He coordinated the formulation and implementation of liberalised Computer and IT Policies of GOI in 1984,1986, and 1998 and contributed to the liberalised Telecom Policy.Some of the awards and honours to his credit are: 'Asiad Jyothi' awarded by the president of India; Udyog Jyothi Award; Om Prakash Bhasin Award for Telecom; Vikram Sarabhai Research Award; DATAQUEST Award for Lifetime contribution to IT; ELCINA Lifetime Award; NAFEN IT Excellence Award; and Systems Society Gold Medal.He was an elected Governor of the International Council for Computer-Communication at Geneva, a nominated Governor of UNESCO Institute for IT in Education at Moscow, and a Director of IT Pour La Development International at Paris. He is Fellow of several scientific and technical Academies and Institutions. He has authored 8 books, edited 8 other books and authored over 85 research papers. The president of India awarded to him 'Padma Bhushan' in 2005.About The Book:- Encyclopaedia Of Cities And Towns In Indis Is A Voluminous Work Giving Authentic Urban Information About All 28 States And 7 Union Territories Covering 5161 Cities And Towns. All Facts And Figures Have Been Carefully And Authoritatively Collected. While Approaching The Subject Objectively, We Have Rigidily Applied Documentary And Professional Standards. The Relevant Information About Each Town Is Given Under The Following Heads And Sub-Heads.About Author : Dr. N. Seshagiri Did His Doctorate In Computers And Telecom From The Indian Institute Of Science In 1964. He Was A Scientist At The Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research From 1966 To 1971.Contents : Zone Wise List Of 27 Volumesnorth Zone1 Haryana Jammu And Kashmir Himachal Pradesh, Punjab , Uttarakhandcentral Zone Chattigarh, Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Zone Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Maharastra, Rajasthansouth Zone Andhra Pradehs, Kerala Karnataka Tamil Nadu, East Zonebihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal West Bengalnorth East Zoneassam, Arunchal Pradesh, Manipur Meghalaya, Mizoram Nagaland, Sikkim, Triuraunion Territoriesandaman And Nicobar, Chandigarh, Dadra And Nagar Haveli, Daman And Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep And Pondhcherry, About The Author:- Dr. N.Seshagiri Did His Doctorate In Computers And Telecom From The Indian Institute Of Science In 1964. He Was A Scientist At The Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research From 1966 To 1971.In 1971 He Joined As Director In The Government Of India. He Founded The National Informatics Center (Nic) In 1975 And Was Its Director-General Till 2000, While Simultaneously Holding The Post Of Additional Secretary Since 1984, Special Secretary In The Planning Commission Since 1993 And In The Ministry Of Information Technology Up To 2000.Currently He Is Emeritus Scientist In Cmmacs Of Csir And Advisor To Hcl Infosystems Ltd. He Set Up Nicnet, The First Nationwide Computer Network In India And A Psu: Nic Services Inc.Under His Guidance Computer Centre Were Set Up In Every Ministry/Department Of The Central Government, State/Ut Governments, And Over 500 District Administrations. Under His Sustained Initiative Nic Developed Over 6,000 Databases And Associated Software Packages Including Several Nagar Palika And Rural Databases As Well As Urban And Rural Planning Software. He Coordinated The Formulation And Implementation Of Liberalised Computer And It Policies Of Goi In 1984,1986, And 1998 And Contributed To The Liberalised Telecom Policy.Some Of The Awards And Honours To His Credit Are: 'Asiad Jyothi' Awarded By The President Of India; Udyog Jyothi Award; Om Prakash Bhasin Award For Telecom; Vikram Sarabhai Research Award; Dataquest Award For Lifetime Contribution To It; Elcina Lifetime Award; Nafen It Excellence Award; And Systems Society Gold Medal.He Was An Elected Governor Of The International Council For Computer-Communication At Geneva, A Nominated Governor Of Unesco Institute For It In Education At Moscow, And A Director Of It Pour La Development International At Paris. He Is Fellow Of Several Scientific And Technical Academies And Institutions. He Has Authored 8 Books, Edited 8 Other Books And Authored Over 85 Research Papers. The President Of India Awarded To Him 'Padma Bhushan' In 2005.,
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