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Sustainable Offering Practices Through Stakeholders Engagement

Author’s Affiliation: IIMT College of Management, Greater NOIDA, India.

 

Abstract: Sustainable development is achieved by satisfying the current ends without shrinking the existing means which can serve as needs for the society in the future. It has become global motive and responsibility of present community to utilize resources in an optimum way with minimum environmental damage. The objective of this paper is to study theoretical framework and practical approaches on sustainable offering practices through customer engagement. The study has also examined the opportunities and challenges of sustainable offering practices in India. The study is based on a previous study and secondary data has been used for analysis. The outcome revealed the process for successful sustainable offering practices in context of Indian consumers. The analysis has helped to understand different practices of sustainable offering through engaging stakeholders.

Keywords: green products, sustainable development, sustainable offering.

First received on: 10/01/18.

 

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Kushwaha, Bijay Prasad. “Sustainable Offering Practices Through Stakeholders Engagement”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3.1 (2018): 3-9.

APA:
Kushwaha, B.P. (2018). Sustainable Offering Practices Through Stakeholders Engagement. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), 3-9.

Chicago:
Kushwaha, Bijay Prasad. “Sustainable Offering Practices Through Stakeholders Engagement”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3, no. 1, (2018): 3-9.

Harvard:
Kushwaha, Bijay Prasad. 2018. Sustainable Offering Practices Through Stakeholders Engagement. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), pp. 3-9.

Vancouver:
Kushwaha, B.P. Sustainable Offering Practices Through Stakeholders Engagement. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2018; 3(1):3-12.

Views: 50

Global Warming: Threat to Sundarbans and the Silence of Indo-Bangladesh Mass Media

Author’s Affiliation: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Calcutta.

 

Abstract: The Sundarbans or the ‘beautiful forest’ is a cluster of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal, considered as one of the natural wonders of the world, which is facing the problem of global warming since the past few decades. Global warming, climate change, increasing water level and salinity of the river as well as inlet areas are some recognized threats to the Sundarbans. This is threatening species survival, the health of natural systems and causing extinction of biodiversity. This study is a modest attempt to examine the factors because of which the burning issues of Sundarbans are almost excluded from the attention of the media in India as well as Bangladesh. This is despite the fact that various initiatives have been taken by the governments and at the private level in these two countries to conserve the Sundarbans ecosystem. The research paper summarizes findings of newspaper reports on Sundarbans, from Earth Day to World Environment Day 2017 (22 April to 5 June) of two reputed broadsheets dailies i.e. The Daily Prothom Alo (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and The Ei Samay Sangbadpatra (Kolkata, India). The youngest member of the mass communication family, the film has also been included in this paper. This is because the joint production of the two Bengali film industries has already made a lot of cinema. There is going to be more in the near future, where many issues of India and Bangladesh are getting priority, but the destruction of Sundarbans has never been the subject of any such media intervention.

Keywords: global warming, Indo-Bangladesh, mass media, Sundarbans.

First received on: 25/12/17.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Basu, Moumita. “Global Warming: Threat to Sundarbans and the Silence of Indo-Bangladesh Mass Media”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3.1 (2018): 10-14.

APA:
Basu, M. (2018). Global Warming: Threat to Sundarbans and the Silence of Indo-Bangladesh Mass Media. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), 10-14.

Chicago:
Basu, Moumita. “Global Warming: Threat to Sundarbans and the Silence of Indo-Bangladesh Mass Media”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3, no. 1, (2018): 10-14.

Harvard:
Basu, Moumita. 2018. Global Warming: Threat to Sundarbans and the Silence of Indo-Bangladesh Mass Media. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), pp. 10-14.

Vancouver:
Basu, M. Global Warming: Threat to Sundarbans and the Silence of Indo-Bangladesh Mass Media. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2018; 3(1):10-14.

 

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Analysing the Great Urban Divide: Turning the Lens to Rural to Understand Slums

First and Second Authors’ Affiliation: Department of Political Science, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: Instead of looking at slums as strictly ‘urban problems’ requiring ‘urban solutions’, this paper attempts to build a structural link between growth of slums in urban areas and, what can be called, the ‘decay’ of the rural in India. It contends that uneven development of Indian cities with great spatial disparities – made evident by increasing number of slums – is related to uneven development between rural and urban areas. Thus, in order to grapple with the ‘enigma’ of slums, the political economy of rural areas – from where the migrants living in slums ‘originally’ belong – becomes the essential site to engage with. The paper foregrounds the need to study transformations in the rural domain in order to make sense of the growth of slums in cities. In a nutshell, the argument is that the ‘decay’ of the rural and the ‘swelling’ of the city are to be visualised in hyphenated terms since the rural-urban divide is at the heart of the ‘great urban divide’.

Keywords: city-centrism, development discourse, slums, structural transformation, urbanisation.

First received on: 23/01/18.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Dhanda, Praveen and Shruti Dubey. "Analysing the Great Urban Divide: Turning the Lens to Rural to Understand Slums". Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3.1 (2018): 15-25.

APA:
Dhanda, P. & Dubey, S. (2018). Analysing the Great Urban Divide: Turning the Lens to Rural to Understand Slums. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), 15-25.

Chicago:
Dhanda, Praveen and Shruti Dubey. "Analysing the Great Urban Divide: Turning the Lens to Rural to Understand Slums". Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3, no. 1, (2018): 15-25.

Harvard:
Dhanda, P, Dubey, S. 2018. Analysing the Great Urban Divide: Turning the Lens to Rural to Understand Slums. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), pp. 15-25.

Vancouver:
Dhanda P., Dubey S. Analysing the Great Urban Divide: Turning the Lens to Rural to Understand Slums. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2018; 3(1):15-25.

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Fostering Perspectives on Swedish and Indian Culture

Author’s Affiliation: Department of Resource Management and Design Applications, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: This article is a reflection of cultural differences recorded by the author during her research visit to Sweden in the year 2017 (February-March month). The objectives of the research visit included understanding official dialects of both countries, existing education system and work environments, variant food habits, family structure and associations, available transport systems, sustainable living options and cultural exchange within India and Sweden. The information was first collected through existing literature and was supported by information collected through observation method, informal discussions and interactions with the Swedish people. It can be concluded that both countries are culturally very different and different parts of each country further exhibit alteration in cultural practices, languages and food preferences. Some variations are also due to population size in both countries. For instance, transportation is very well developed in developed countries due to the availability of advanced technology and less population.

Keywords: cultural diversity, India, Sweden, sustainable living.

First received on: 27/04/17.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Kaur, Harveen. “Fostering Perspectives on Swedish and Indian Culture”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3.1 (2018): 26-30.

APA:
Kaur, H. (2018). Fostering Perspectives on Swedish and Indian Culture. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), 26-30.

Chicago:
Kaur, Harveen. "Fostering Perspectives on Swedish and Indian Culture”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3, no. 1, (2018): 26-30.

Harvard:
Kaur, H. 2018. Fostering Perspectives on Swedish and Indian Culture. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), pp. 26-30.

Vancouver:
Kaur H. Fostering Perspectives on Swedish and Indian Culture. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2018; 3(1):26-30.

Views: 33

Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations

First Author’s Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, Indraprastha College for Women; Second Author’s Affiliation: Department of Geology (Retd.), University of Delhi; Third Author’s Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: Delhi, capital of the world’s largest democracy, is witnessing large-scale increase in population since the beginning of the twentieth century. Two prominent factors that have contributed to this include the shifting of capital of the British Raj from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi in 1911 and the partition of India that accompanied its independence in 1947. Delhi continued to witness high rate of migration in post-independent India due to uneven implementation of development policies. Rising population led to spatial expansion and the largest connotation of Delhi today (National Capital Region) is an area 36 times its size in 1947. Rising population has also had an adverse impact on Delhi’s natural resources. Consequently, clean air, water and land availability have become limited and Delhi today is undergoing a severe sustainability crisis. The latter requires urgent intervention for restoring Delhi’s urban ecosystem. Since urban areas are highly contested ecological spaces, urban ecological interventions are incomplete without political overtones. Thus, the success of urban ecological interventions lies in identifying politically correct boundaries which encompasses true ‘urban Delhi’ despite the political boundaries. This research contribution attempts to identify the geographical expanse of ‘urban Delhi’ amidst the various political terminologies that define Delhi. An understanding of various divisions and definitions of Delhi is also presented from the perspective of appreciating the challenges in urban planning. We conclude that urban ecology investigations in Delhi should be embedded within the ‘Delhi conurbation’, which represents a geographical area greater than the Delhi city-state but much smaller than Delhi NCR.

Keywords: Delhi conurbation, Delhi NCR, urban ecosystem, urban political ecology.

First received on: 10/02/18.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Singh, Govind, et al. “Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3.1 (2018): 31-39.

APA:
Singh, G., Deb, M. & Ghosh, C. (2018). Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), 31-39.

Chicago:
Singh, Govind, et al. “Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3, no. 1, (2018): 31-39.

Harvard:
Singh, G., Deb, M. and Ghosh, C. 2018. Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 3(1), pp. 31-39.

Vancouver:
Singh, G, Deb, M, Ghosh, C. Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2018; 3(1):31-39.

 

Views: 61

Exploring the Potential of Soap Operas for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

First Author Affiliation: Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi; Second Author Affiliation: Bridge The Divide, Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

 

Abstract: Contemporary soap operas have a large but persistent viewership, especially among the women in India. This paper examines the Entertainment-Education (E-E) paradigm in communication, its theoretical underpinnings and applications of these theories for bringing about a social change. Literature on social impact generated by soaps in India and in other countries including the US has been reviewed. The case study of Balika Vadhu, a revolutionary soap themed on child marriage, is also presented. The research identifies prime time soap operas as an untapped pool of talent with potential of becoming an agent of mass education. The research also advocates for constituting national level awards for TV soaps which focus on E-E.

Keywords: Balika Vadhu, entertainment, education, gender equality, soap operas.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Chandrasekar, Divyadarshan and Ameya Aatman. “Exploring the Potential of Soap Operas for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2.2 (2017): 58-62.

APA:
Chandrasekar, D, & Aatman, A. (2017). Exploring the Potential of Soap Operas for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), 58-62.

Chicago:
Chandrasekar, Divyadarshan and Ameya Aatman. “Exploring the Potential of Soap Operas for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2, no. 2, (2017): 58-62.

Harvard:
Chandrasekar, D., Aatman, A. 2017. Exploring the Potential of Soap Operas for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), pp. 58-62.

Vancouver:
Chandrasekar, D, Aatman A. Exploring the Potential of Soap Operas for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2017; 2(2):58-62.

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Women at Work and Men at Home: A Transition for Sustainable Development

First Author Affiliation: Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi; Second Author Affiliation: Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: The issue of women empowerment has picked up a great attention and pace in the recent years. Women stepped out of the homes and started working although they continue to juggle between paid work and unpaid work at workplace and home respectively. Even as workplaces for women have increasingly become promotive of their professional and personal development through provision of policies such as work from home, flexible shifts, maternity entitlements among others there is still time when inclusion of all women in the workforce and inclusion of all men in the “home-force” is achieved. Families have started placing value to women’s education and employment, instead of limiting them to only home-boundaries. However, it is essential to understand the ground reality. Are we in a position to say that employment is synonymous to empowerment? As women have stepped out of home in large numbers, have men stepped inside the home in an appreciable manner? This paper attempts to talk about such pressing issues, which even though not talked about seriously, confront women today.

Keywords: development, empowerment, gender-roles, inclusion, patriarchy.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Virmani, Meeta and Yatika Arya. “Women at Work and Men at Home: A Transition for Sustainable Development”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2.2 (2017): 63-67.

APA:
Virmani, M, & Arya Y. (2017). Women at Work and Men at Home: A Transition for Sustainable Development. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), 63-67.

Chicago:
Virmani, Meeta and Yatika Arya. “Women at Work and Men at Home: A Transition for Sustainable Development”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2, no. 2, (2017): 63-67.

Harvard:
Virmani, M., Arya, Y. 2017. Women at Work and Men at Home: A Transition for Sustainable Development. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), pp. 63-67.

Vancouver:
Virmani M, Arya Y. Women at Work and Men at Home: A Transition for Sustainable Development. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2017; 2(2):63-67.

Views: 59

Preventive Detention: A Necessity

Author Affiliation: Department of Political Science, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: State, ever since, its emergence, has been concerned with the maintenance of law and order and protecting people from external aggression and internal threats, thereby, ensuring safety and security to its inhabitants. The authority to maintain law and order empowers the state to use coercive power. It also emanates from various laws that are enacted from time to time. More often than not, coercive laws are self-contradictory because on the one hand they guarantee rights to people and on the other hand, they take away the right of a person or persons. Therefore, it is not wrong to say that modern states are repository of contradictions and India is no exception. There are several undemocratic provisions in the Indian Constitution; preventive detention is one of them. It seeks to detain a person to prevent him/her from indulging in any activity which is likely to pose a threat to the security of the State. In Britain and America this provision was used during World War II while, in India it can be used even in peacetime. This provision has been extensively used against the political dissidents during the post-colonial period. Justice Mahajan of the Supreme Court of India has held that ‘preventive detention laws are repugnant to democratic constitution and they cannot be found to exist in any of the democratic countries of the world’. The question that one can ask at this juncture is that why did the Government of ‘independent’ India retain preventive detention laws? And further, framed new ones. This research contribution examines the circumstances which compelled the Government to frame ‘preventive detention’ laws, and its use during national emergency and peace time.

Keywords: detention laws, preventive detention, India.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Mishra, Jaya. “Preventive Detention: A Necessity”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2.2 (2017): 68-71.

APA:
Mishra, J. (2017). Preventive Detention: A Necessity. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), 68-71.

Chicago:
Mishra, Jaya. “Preventive Detention: A Necessity”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2, no. 2, (2017):68-71.

Harvard:
Mishra, Jaya. 2017. Preventive Detention: A Necessity. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), pp. 68-71.

Vancouver:
Mishra J. Preventive Detention: A Necessity. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2017; 2(2):68-71.

Views: 45

Change in Geographical Proximity: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Parting

Authors’ Affiliation: Department of Psychology, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: The purpose of the present study is to examine the psychological impact on individuals that results from a change in geographic proximity of a close friend, romantic partner and a sibling. The topic was chosen in light of personal experiences, that is, deep affiliation with friends, and the subsequent experience of parting. A total of 6 participants (1 male and 1 female in each of the three categories), aged between 19 to 26 years were selected purposively. Out of these, 2 had experienced change in geographic proximity from a friend and 2 from a romantic partner and 2 from a sibling. The study provides an insight into the experiences of those who deal with the process of a romantic partner, friend or sibling moving away. The participants identified had experienced change in geographic proximity of friend, romantic partner or sibling within a period of 1 to 8 months. The various aspects explored were communication, well-being, loneliness, transition in feelings, coping with stress, significant experiences, etc. The data were collected using a semi structured interview, and was transcribed and analysed through thematic analysis.

Keywords: friendship, geographic proximity, parting, romantic partner.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Dixit, Urvashi and Sabreen Kaur. “Change in Geographical Proximity: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Parting”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2.1 (2017): 72-79.

APA:
Dixit U., & Kaur, S. (2017). Change in Geographical Proximity: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Parting. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), 72-79.

Chicago:
Dixit, Urvashi and Sabreen Kaur. “Change in Geographical Proximity: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Parting”. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2, no. 2, (2017): 72-79.

Harvard:
Dixit, U., Kaur, S. 2017. Change in Geographical Proximity: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Parting. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), pp. 72-79.

Vancouver:
Dixit U, Kaur S. Change in Geographical Proximity: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Parting. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2017; 2(2): 72-79.

Views: 67

Gandhian Naturopathy: A Critical Appraisal

Author Affiliation: Department of Multi Media and Mass Communication, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.

 

Abstract: Seeking an alternative to Allopathic Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi, a champion of peace and non-violence, tested natural remedies on himself and his followers throughout his life. This paper revisits the system of Medicine which Gandhi practiced and promoted, what he called Naturopathy or nature-cure. Gandhi’s complex thoughts are often reduced to binaries like Indian versus Western, modern versus traditional, scientific versus irrational, secular versus faith-based. This paper questions these binaries, and attempts to highlight that Gandhian Naturopathy goes beyond them. The paper is an attempt to enrich the understanding of Gandhi’s philosophy through the study of his ideas on Medicine.

Keywords: alternative medicine, health, Mahatma Gandhi, naturopathy.

 

How to Cite:

MPA:
Tuli, Nivedita. “Gandhian Naturopathy: A Critical Appraisal” Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2.2 (2017): 80-85.

APA:
Tuli, N. (2017). Gandhian Naturopathy: A Critical Appraisal. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), 80-85.

Chicago:
Tuli, Nivedita. “Gandhian Naturopathy: A Critical Appraisal” Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 2, no. 2, (2017):80-85.

Harvard:
Tuli, Nivedita. 2017. Gandhian Naturopathy: A Critical Appraisal. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development, 2(2), pp. 80-85.

Vancouver:
Tuli N. Gandhian Naturopathy: A Critical Appraisal. Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development. 2017; 2(2):80-85.

Views: 84

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