Book Details

Book title: VIMARSH NEW FRONTIERS IN PUBLIC DEBATE
Author(s): C D Sahay (Ed)
ISBN: 9788194465973
Publication Year: 2020
Binding: HB
Pages: 246
Price: Rs. 895 Rs. 671
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ABOUT THE BOOK

There is always a purpose, an objective and a target audience behind the exercise of writing and publishing any book. Measured against these classical parameters, the book on `Vimarsh` might appear a bit different from the normal. Yes, it is so in many ways since it a book that seeks to present before the readers a glimpse of the evolving thinking by experts in different fields on different critical aspects of India`s growth story.  

That story is sought to be conveyed through a carefully compiled narrative emerging out of a series of public lectures delivered by eminent personalities on a variety of issues and subjects over a span of ten years commencing 2010 that marked the founding of Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF). These lectures have been carefully converted into articles with minimal editing, ensuring that the essence of the speakers are retained in the narrative presented before the readers.

The journey begins with exploration of India`s civilisational past through fascinating discourses on the Saraswati River and the contemporary relevance of Swami Vivekananda.

The narrative then moves on to incisive examination of a variety of complex challenges of governance, national security and international diplomacy that an aspirational India confronts.
What is truly remarkable is that the key messages emanating from these articles are relevant even today as the country continues its march for establishing a modern state.

ABOUT Author

Vivekananda International Foundation is a prominent and distinctive think tank, based in Delhi. Guided by the message of Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), the VIF conducts research on a wide range of subjects covering international relations, national security, foreign policy, issues of defence, governance, economics, history and civilisation. The objectives of the VIF`s research are to promote nation building, encourage harmony in diversity, prioritise conflict avoidance and generate environmental awareness. An able team of researchers, defence, security and foreign policy experts, prominent academicians and eminent citizens help the VIF in its activities. The VIF’s messages are reflected in its publications.

As a premier geo-political, strategic and national security think tank, the VIF is committed to offer focused and expertly analysed issues of national salience for the discerning citizen, the polity, and for the decision-makers to take note.