LIBRARY

  Introduction
  Resources
  Services
  Databases
  Digital Library
  Online Resource
  Online Catalogue
  Membership
  New Arrivals
  Useful Links
  FAQs
  Contact Us

New Arrivals* (March-April 2006)


Books  CII Publications  Research Papers | Archive


BOOKS

Annual survey of industries
Title :

Annual survey of industries 2002-03 (Vol. 2)

Pub. Details : CSO, Kolkata, 2005
Notes :

This volume provides details on material consumed and ex-factory value of products and by-products both at all India level as well as at the level of State/UTs

Keywords :

Material consumption - India , Manufacturing survey


Construction
Title :

Directory [of] Indian project exporters and exporters of project construction items

Pub. Details : Project Exports Promotion Council of India, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This directory presents upto-date database on the capability profile of Indian process and construction engineering contracting and consulting companies.

Keywords : Construction, Project exporters, Construction projects, Directories

Defence
Title :

Indian defence yearbook 2006

Author : R K Jasbir Singh (ed.)
Pub. Details : Natraj Publishers, Dehra Dun, 2006
Notes :

Topics discussed are: National security; India's neighborhoods; Force profiles and modernisation; Defence expositions; Global military cooperation; Weapons systems and equipment; DRDO, production and supplies; Administrative and miscellaneous matters.

Keywords :

Defence, National security, India, Weapons systems and equipment


Disaster Management
Title :

Disaster risk management and the role of corporate sector : the Indian perspective

Pub. Details : CII and National Disaster Management Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

The booklet profiles the role of corporate sector in disaster risk management in India.

Keywords :

Disaster risk management , Corporate sector and disaster management


Economic Development - Eastern Region - India
Title :

Fiscal incentives and development : a study of the Eastern Region

Author : CII and Ernst & Young
Pub. Details : CII, Kolkata, 2006
Notes :

This report aims to highlight the fiscal policies and incentives of the Eastern States and indicate the development potential of their economies to facilitate investment in West Bengal, Chattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand and Bihar.

Keywords :

Economic development - Eastern Region - India , Fiscal incentives - Eastern Region - India


Employment
Title :

Manpower employment outlook survey: India

Author : Manpower Services India Pvt Lt.
Pub. Details : Manpower Services India Pvt Lt., Gurgaon, 2006
Notes :

The manpower employment outlook survey for the second quarter of 2006 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 4,515 employers in India to measure employers' intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforce during the next quarter.

Keywords :

Manpower , Employment in India


Employment
Title : Towards an employment oriented export strategy : some explorations
Pub. Details : RIS, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

India currently faces a major challenge of employment generation for millions of its unskilled and semi-skilled unemployed workers. This report, prepared by RIS at the request of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, explores into the role that exports can play in employment generation and summarizes the international experiences on the subject.

Keywords :

Employment and export strategy, Emerging trends in India's merchandise exports and employment, Estimating employment generation from merchandise export activity, Employment - India


Exports - Maharashtra
Title : Study of exports potential in Maharashtra
Pub. Details : CII, Mumbai, 2006
Notes :

This study explores the factors that can boost up the exports contribution of the state from an existing level of 35 per cent of the national exports.

Keywords :

Exports - Maharashtra, Export policy - Maharashtra


FDI
Title :

Prospects for foreign direct investment and the strategies of transnational corporations

Pub. Details : UNCTAD, New York, 2005
Notes :

Prospects for global foreign direct investment are promising in both the short term (2005-2006) and the medium term (2007-2008). Although there are some potential risks, which may weaken momentum in the near future, FDI growth is likely to continue in the years to come. The recovery is increasingly fuelled by investment into, and from, developing countries. The overall mood is one of cautious optimism. This publication presents the future trends of global and regional FDI flows, strategies of transnational corporations and developments of FDI policies.

Keywords :

Foreign Direct Investment Prospects, Global FDI prospects, FDI assessment, Global investment prospects assessment (GIPA)


FDI Policy
Title :

Foreign direct investment policy, April 2006

Pub. Details : Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

The Government of India has recently undertaken a comprehensive review of the FDI policy and associated procedures. This policy document is the result of that exercise.

Keywords :

Foreign direct investment policy - India


Financial Sector - India
Title :

The financial sector in India : emerging issues

Author : Rajesh Chakrabarti
Pub. Details : Oxford, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This book studies some major recent developments and trends in the Indian financial sector. It looks at how rapid globalization is transforming Indian equity markets as well as the emergence and role of equity analysts in India.

Keywords :

Indian financial sector, Stock markets, Microfinance, Corporate governance


Foreign Trade Policy
Title : Foreign trade policy 2004-2009 (updated as on 7th April 2006)
Pub. Details : Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

Foreign trade policy 2004-2009 (updated as on 7th April 2006).

Keywords :

Foreign trade policy - India


Foreign Trade Policy
Title :

Handbook of procedures ( Volume 1 ) [ 1st September 2004 - 31st March 2009 ] (w.e.f 1.4.2006)

Pub. Details : Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This book contains : General provisions regarding exports and imports ; Promotional measures ; Duty exemption /remission scheme ; Export promotion capital goods scheme ; Export oriented units ( EOUs ) ; Units in export processing zones ( EPZs ) , Electronics hardware technology parks ( EHTPs ) and software technology parks ( STPs ) ; Special economic zones ( SEZ ) ; Deeped Exports ; Miscellaneous matters.

Keywords :

Handbook of procedures, Export - Import procedure, Foreign trade procedures, Foreign trade policy


Gender Studies
Title :

A reality check - declining sex ratio

Pub. Details :

CII, New Delhi, 2006

Notes :

Sex ratio is a powerful indicator of social health of any society. Demographic research over the past two decades points towards deeply entrenched social, cultural and economic discrimination against women and girls. This has led to markedly higher rates of illiteracy, malnutrition, and poor health among the girls. This booklet presents profile of declining sex ratio in India.

Keywords :

Sex ratio, Declining sex ratio, Girl child, Female infanticide


Global Challengers
Title : India's emerging global challengers
Author : CII, Boston Consulting Group
Pub. Details : Confederation of Indian Industry ( CII ), Boston Consulting Group ( BCG ), New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Executives of leading multinational companies recognise that a new set of emerging challengers are becoming important players in both developing and developed markets around the world. These companies are gaining global market shares, making major acquisitions, and emerging as important customers, business partners, and competitors of the world's largest companies. The present report presents information and analysis of the emerging global challengers and their implications for Indian companies.

Keywords :

MNCs, Multinational corporations, Indian companies and MNCs, Global challengers, Rapidly developing economies (RDE)


Infrastructure
Title :

India infrastructure report 2006: urban infrastructure

Pub. Details : Oxford, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

Looking at the growth in urbanization in India in the last 100 years, the study examines the governance structure of urban local bodies, the state of municipal finances, and the development in this sector. 

Keywords :

Infrastructure, Urban Infrastructure, Urban development


Management

Title : The road to excellence: becoming a process-based company
Author : Dennis C Daly and Tom Freeman (eds.)
Pub. Details : Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing International, Texas, 1997
Notes :

The book aims to understand the importance of process management in planning and achieving the objectives of the corporation. It provides answers to some of the key questions about creating sustainable competitive advantage.

Keywords : Process management and Corporation

Manufacturing
Title :

Advantage: the India manufacturing opportunity

Pub. Details : CII and Boston Consulting Group, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This booklet highlights the importance of manufacturing in India and the different facets of the India advantage. This also showcase some examples of companies that are capturing the India Advantage.

Keywords :

Manufacturing in India, Manufacturing - India advantage


Poverty - Uttaranchal
Title : Small area estimates of selected welfare indicators: results for Uttaranchal
Pub Details : India Development Foundation (IDF), Gurgaon, 2006
Notes :

This pilot study is first of its kind in India to use the small area methodology to derive district and village-level indicators on poverty and malnutrition in Uttaranchal.

Keywords :

Uttaranchal, Poverty and malnutrition


Rural Development
Title :

Bharat Nirman

Pub. Details : Government of India, New Delhi, 2005
Notes :

Bharat Nirman is a time-bound plan for rural infrastructure by the Government of India in partnership with State Governments and Panchayati Raj Institutions 2005-2009. This document is a fact-sheet on India's rural development programme focusing on electricity, roads, Drinking water, telephone, irrigation and housing.

Keywords :

Rural development - India , Bharat Nirman , Rural infrastructure


Social Values
Title :

India waiting for dawn

Author : Shantanu Dutta
Pub. Details : GLS Publishing, Mumbai, 2005
Notes :

This book talks of how the good news can change people, transform our societies and make our world a better place to live.

Keywords :

Social values, Moral values, Media responsibility, Life in Bible, Living a good life.


State of the World

Title :

State of the world 2006

Author : Worldwatch Institute
Pub. Details :

Winrock International India, New Delhi, 2006

Notes :

This book besides focusing on China and India, looks at actions corporations can take to be more socially responsible; examines the potential socioeconomic, health, and environmental implications of nanoscale technologies; assesses the impacts of large-scale development of biofuels on agriculture and the environment; describes mercury sources, industrial uses, and health hazards worldwide; and provides an overview of the need to safeguard freshwater ecosystems with examples of proven approaches in cities, village, and farming regions around the world.

Keywords :

China and India, State of the world, Global meat industry, Biofuels, Nanotechnology, New world order, Transforming corporations


Statistical Profile - Nepal & SAARC
Title :

Nepal and the world : a statistical profile 2005 [CD]

Pub. Details : Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Kathmandu, 2005
Notes :

This CD presents key economic indicators of Nepal, SAARC and the rest of the world.

Keywords :

Economic indicators - Nepal , SAARC


Sustainable Development
Title :

Study on livelihoods, employment and sustainable development: an initiative towards improving skills and employability

Author :  CII, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Pub. Details : CII, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2006
Notes :

This study aims to examine the issues such as livelihoods, employment and sustainable development in the State of Maharashtra. The central focus has been to examine the information asymmetries present in supply and demand sides of the labour market pertaining to employment and employability of workforce. However, the principal purpose is to recommend appropriate measures to enhance employability through public-private partnership initiatives.

Keywords :

Sustainable development, Livelihoods, Employment, Maharashtra


Telecommunications
Title : The essential guide to RF and wireless (2nd ed.)
Author : Carl J Weisman
Pub. Details : Prentice Hall, USA, 2002
Notes :

Provides a complete, easy-to-understand guide to the wireless revolution including concepts, terminology, components, systems on spread spectrum, CDMA, WLL, ISM, LMDS, and other hot technologies.

Keywords :

Telecommunications, Wireless systems, Wireless technologies


Telecommunications
Title :

Enabling India's broadband economy: the 3G way

Pub. Details : CII, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

This study aims to assess the Indian mobile market and the applicability and future viability of 3G (third generation) services. The study provides an in-depth analysis of the India market, regulatory environment, spectrum allocation, global technology developments and solution deployments, the objective being to provide a perspective of the applicability and viability of 3G services in India.

Keywords :

Mobile industry in India , Indian telecommunication industry, Telecommunications - India , Policy and regulations


Union Budget
Title :

Union budget 2006-07

Pub. Details : CII, New Delhi, 2006
Notes :

Detailed economic analysis of the Union Budget 2006-07 with impact factor study of each sector.

Keywords :

Union budget 2006-06, Fiscal situation, Direct taxes, Indirect taxes


Urban Policy
Title :

Cities in a globalizing world : governance, performance and sustainability

Author : Frannie A Leautier (ed.)
Pub. Details : World Bank Institute, Washington, DC, 2006
Notes :

In a world moving very rapidly on both urbanization and globalisation, cities in the developing world face both serious challenges and attractive opportunities. This report contributes to the empirical and theoretical analysis of the performance of cities in a globalizing world, bringing together a range of perspectives on the policy implications for urban management. It provides guidance for policymakers on ways of capitalizing on the global economy that will make the most of the cities resources and managerial infrastructure as well as guiding investment and policy for the future.

Keywords :

Urban policy, Urban poor, Sustainable development, Cities, Globalisation, Municipal government, Municipal services


World Development Indicators
Title :

World development indicators 2006

Author : Upinder Dhar, Santosh Dhar, Vinit Singh Chauhan
Pub. Details : The World Bank, New York, 2006
Notes :

This indispensable statistical reference allows you to consult over 800 indicators for some 150 economies and 14 country groups in more than 80 tables. It provides a current overview of the most recent data available as well as important regional data and income group analysis in six thematic chapters: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.

Keywords :

Economic development - Developing countries , Statistical databases , Economic indicators - Databases , Social indicators - Databases


CII PUBLICATIONS

1

Disaster risk management and the role of corporate sector: the Indian perspective

2

Study of exports potential in Maharashtra

3

Advantage: the India manufacturing opportunity

4

India's emerging global challengers

5

A reality check - declining sex ratio

6

Study on livelihoods, employment and sustainable development: an initiative towards improving skills and employability

7

Think globally, act locally - theme paper of the CFO Summit 2006

8

Mining and sustainable development: living up to the challenges

9

Enabling India's broadband economy: the 3G way

10

Leadership for sustainable competitiveness - CEOs Forum [10 January 2006: New Delhi] - Background paper

11

National Conference on Bharat Nirman: unlocking rural India's development potential through infrastructure creation [16 December 2005: New Delhi] - Proceedings

12

Conference on Indo-US economic cooperation [3 March 2006: New Delhi] - Proceedings

13

National seminar on directing board performance what directors should know and do to deliver value [9 February 2006: New Delhi] - Proceedings

14

Steel Mart 06 - Conference-cum-exposition on Indian steel: expanding horizons-crossing barriers [21-23 February 2006: Chandigarh] - Proceedings

RESEARCH PAPERS

1

White paper on equity conversion option / ASSOCHAM

2

India's trade & investment opportunities : a study / ASSOCHAM

3

India-ASEAN FTA: business complementarities trade advantage & rules of origin : a survey of Indian industry / ASSOCHAM

4

Textile sector in India: strengths, weakness, opportunities & threats in the quota free regime / ASSOCHAM

5

India-Pakistan: bilateral trade relations - potential for a breakthrough / ASSOCHAM

6

India - European Union strategic ties: the road ahead / ASSOCHAM

7

The road ahead to investment in Jammu and Kashmir / PHDCCI

Books  CII Publications  Research Papers | Archive


*New Arrivals is an information alert service by CII Library that contains details of documents recently added to the library catalogue which are available for reference to CII staff and members. For reference and other information, please contact

Aman Jha

Librarian

Confederation of Indian Industry

Plot No 249-F, Udyog Vihar, Phase IV, Sector 18, Gurgaon 122015 (Haryana)

Tel: 0124-5014060-67 Fax: 0124-5014083

Email: aman.jha@ciionline.org

Website: http://www.mycii.org/library