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Thursday, May 25, 2017

VC JU RELEASES BOOK TITLED “DEMOGRAPHY: A CRITICAL APPROACH”

Prof. R.D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu released a book titled “Demography: A Critical Approach” written by Jhanvi Khanna, Assistant Professor, in Department of Economics, Udhampur Campus, University of Jammu and published by New Era International Imprint, Chandigarh yesterday on 25th May, 2017. The book aims to give a deep theoretical knowledge about various demographical aspects like fertility, mortality, urbanisation, migration, etc along with the critical analysis of various theories of population and migration. In this book, efforts have been made to study and analyze the various population policies in India over the period of time and the relationship between population growth and economic development. This book also deals with certain contemporary issues like demographic dividend, child labour, family planning and the relationship between the population growth and environmental linkages.
This book is primarily designed to meet the requirements of general readers interested in studying about the various aspects of population.
Among others present on the occasion were Prof. Hardeep Chahal, Rector Udhampur Campus, University of Jammu, Prof. Rajnikant, Chief Co-ordinator, Offsite Campuses, Dr. Daud Iqbal Baba, Coordinator Offsite Campus and Rector, Reasi Campus, Prof. G. M. Bhat, Rector, Bhaderwah Campus, Irfan Goni, Development Officer Offsite Campuses, Dr. Neetu Kumari, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Udhampur Campus and Vinod Kumar Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Udhampur Campus who graced the occasion with their presence.
Prof. Sharma congratulated the author for her work and wished her success for her future endeavours.
Author Jhanvi Khanna thanked Prof. R.D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu and Prof.Hardeep Chahal, Rector Udhampur Campus and other dignitaries present there for sparing their valuable time for releasing the book.