This volume approaches a number of developmental issues with an open and creative mind. There is an examination of the phenomenon of Globalization and the possible erosion of human values. Essays dwell on the accelerating pace of discovery, application of new technologies and an increasingly competitive global economy that are challenges India must be prepared to face.
Shekhar Dutt's experience and exposure is uncommon and unique in many ways. His initial career saw him take part in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. He was awarded the Sena Medal. In January 2010, he was appointed Governor of Chhattisgarh