Science, Nature and Law: Public Policy and Governance in India
by Pawan Sikka, 2017, Synergy Books India, ISBN 9789382059561.
About the Book
This book Science, Nature and Law, Public Policy and Governance in India, towards building a better India, incorporates the original texts, in varbatim, of a select national government policies and programmes in the fields of Science and Technology, Energy and Environment, Information and Communication, Technology etc in India. For the first time, to fulfill the long-felt needs of the students, researchers, policy-planners, civil servants/administrators, Legal Professionals, NGO's Activists etc., this book is being brought out as ready reference material, to be used alongwith the existing literature on Public Policy and Administration.
About the Author
Dr. Pawan Sikka (b. 1944) is a former Scientist-G/ Adviser, Government of India, Ministry/Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, where he served in various senior positions, during 1974-2004. He received his M.Sc., PhD as well as D.Sc. degrees in Physics and Fellowship (Science Policy Studies), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. He is also a recipient of UNESCO, Italian, German and Swiss government scholarships for pursuing further studies there. He is best known for his contributions to Science Policy studies, in India and abroad. He is a life member of the Semiconductor Society of India, Materials Research Society of India, Association of British Scholars, and Oxford and Cambridge Society of India.
Intellectual Property Rights National Policy of India: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, etc.
by Pawan Sikka, 2017, Synergy Books India, ISBN 9789382059554.
About the Book
India unveiled its first a comprehensive, National Intellectual Property Rights (NIPRs) Policy-2016, on 13 May 2016, aimed at fostering innovation, cutting delays in clearing patent, trademark and copyright applications; protecting traditional knowledge and encouraging entrepreneurship. It is likely to bring India's IP regime in line with global standards and help improve its ranking in the World Banks Ease of Doing Business Index. The new NIPRs Policy-2016 will speed up the entire registration of patents and trade-marks, etc. The NIPRs Policy-2016 has generated unprecedented responses within and outside India. A critical review of the said NIPRs Policy-2016 has been made by various scholars, published elsewhere and these are compiled and included in this book for the benefit of researchers, policy planners, academicians, legal professionals, etc.