This book is a sequel to the bestseller Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Brighter Future. This volume discusses some exciting fields of sciences including automobile, defence technologies, artificial intelligence, energy, astrobiology, environment, agriculture and nanotechnology. This book delivers young readers to a whole new world of ideas, inspiration and inputs from pioneers in fields that have shaped the world, helping them think out of the box.
This book is a meditative and well-referenced critique of corruption and its corruptible practices. This covers the journey of various countries across time and geography that have fought corruption in their own systems. It is a product of lucid research into the complicated world of black money—its mechanisms, its movement, and its soft spots.
This book aspires to take you in the early history of the childhood of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam tracking ‘Little Kalam’ as he begins his first steps into the sands of Rameshwaram – which one day will translate into a march to the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The book is a memoir of experiences and lessons which I received while working closely with Dr. Kalam first as a student and then as an adviser. This is an attempt to immortalize the words and actions of a beloved leader whose words and thoughts were the life lessons in many ways. The book gives insight into his daily routine, travels and reflections on various national and international issues.
This book draws upon examples ranging from entrepreneurship in places like Badshahpur to a sophisticated missile programme like Agni to show how it can be ‘Advantage India’ in the final lap of the journey to 2020-the landmark year by which he had envisioned the country could transform into an economic power. The book covers the vital aspects of Indian economy and how are they helping India towards progression of Mission 2020.
Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Brighter Future
(Co-Authored with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam)
Reignited is juvenile nonfiction that talks about different fields of science like robotics, aeronautics, pathology, space science, neuroscience, material science and paleontology. It gives a brief introduction to different scientists and incidents that inspired them to be who they were. The book takes on various science and technology-related fields so as to inspire young adults and help choose a career.
Smart and Human argues how achieving quality life in developed urban cities is not an unreachable, utopian dream. It is not only imperative but also possible to build cities that are energy efficient, environment friendly, futuristic in their architecture and integrated in their infrastructure. The 21st century could change the way we live-yet again: a Smart India powered by its Smart Cities.
This book talks about the 3 billion people across the globe that lives in villages and is often deprived of basic resources. It provides the answer to the question of what can I do to empower these 3 Billion from the different perspectives of citizens, students and senior citizens. It elaborates on the need for providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA), a sustainable and environmentally-friendly system to uplift the rural masses.
(Co-Authored with Biju Varrkey, Nankar Suyog and Samar K. Datta)
This is a management book published by the United Nations Development Programme. It is a study of best practices in the management of Public Sector Organizations in the developing world, specifically the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.