SEPT-OCT, 2015

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20
Imapct Factor: 4.889
ISSN: 2278-8808
Date: 04-Nov-2015

An International Peer Reviewed

Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies


Amina Bano Quari & Shabir Ahmad Bhat

SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KASHMIR VALLEY (J&K)

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 687/697

The present study examined the social intelligence and academic achievement of secondary
school students in Kashmir Valley (J&K). The sample for the present study was consisted of 200
secondary school students (100 male and 100 female). The sample for the study was selected
randomly from different secondary schools of different schools of Kashmir Valley. Social
Intelligence Scale developed by N.K Chadda and Ganesan (SIS) was used to measure the social
intelligence of the sample subjects. Findings of the study revealed that there is no significant
difference between the two groups on dimensions of patience; confidence; and sensitivity. It was
also found that academic achievement the two groups’ viz. male and female college students
differ significantly.
Keywords: social intelligence, academic achievement, male, female, secondary school students. 

Neeru Sharma & Ambika Sharma

HEALTH SEEKING BEHAVIOUR AMONG TRIBAL GUJJAR WOMEN OF JAMMU

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 695/704

The present study was undertaken with the objectives – 1)To assess the level of health
seeking behaviour of tribal Gujjar women of Jammu province. 2)To assess the level of
health seeking behaviour of tribal Gujjar women in context of developmental stages of life i.e
during Young Adulthood, Middle Adulthood and Late Adulthood. 3)To study the relationship
of Women’s Health Seeking Behaviour with their present age, age at menarche, age at
marriage, age at first pregnancy, age at last pregnancy and number of children. The sample
comprises of 600 women of Jammu selected through multistage sampling technique from the
tribal areas of Jammu province. Health Seeking Behaviour Checklist (HSBC) was used to
collect the data which was subjected to statistical analysis. The analysis of Health Seeking
Behaviour Checklist (HSBC) shows that most of the respondents show low level of health
seeking. Women in young adulthood pay more attention toward their health as compared to
during middle and late adulthood.
Key Words : Health Seeking Behaviour, self-esteem, Gujjar women. 

Indira Dhull & Ms. Sangeeta

INTERNET USAGE AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY STUDENTS IN RELATION TO ALIENATION

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 705/712

In the present study, the investigators attempt to find out the significant difference, if any,
between the high and low alienated students. For this purpose 400 senior secondary students of
Haryana were taken as a sample using multistage random sampling. ‘Alienation Scale’ by R.V.
Patil was used to see the level of alienation among students. Amount of time spent on the Internet
during a week was self reported by the respondents. The findings of the study revealed that
internet usage among senior secondary students is independent of alienation. 

Poonam dhull

THE KOHLBERG- GILLIGAN CONTROVERSY AND THE GITA

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 713/720

Since long people have come to accept two types of moral orientations: Kohlberg’s ‘justice’
orientation based on fairness and reciprocity and Gilligan’s ‘care’ orientation marked by
relatedness, responsiveness to others and their needs. The ‘care’ perspective symbolises what
the Gita designates as nishkama karma - spontaneously reaching out to people to help them
which has the highest moral worth for it does not involve even duty consciousness. Kantian
categorical imperative actions done for the sake of duty and not merely in accordance with
duty may contain the element of self – consciousness or ego involvement. But in nishkama
karma actions are done completely for the sake of duty without any consciousness of it and
nothing in return is ever thought of. Here the distinction between Kantian – Kohlbergian and
that of Gilligan ceases to be and the three merge with the nishkama karma of the Gita which
is the consummation of moral duty of man. 

Khan Tanveer Habeeb

ACADEMIC RESILIENCE: AN ANTIDOTE TO ACADEMIC STRESS

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 721/733

Resilience is not a trait that people either have or do not have. It involves behaviors, thoughts
and actions that can be learned and developed in anyone. A common misapprehension is that
resilient people are free from negative emotions or thoughts, remaining optimistic in most or all
situations. To the contrary, resilient individuals have, through passage of time,
developed coping techniques that allow them to effectively and relatively easily navigate around
or through crises .The present article deals with the concept and characteristics of resilience, the
need of academic resilience, suggestions and means for developing academic resilience in the
students which will prove to effective in dealing with academic stress encountered by the
students.
Keywords: Resilience, Academic Resilience and Academic stress. 

Raut Sunil Raosaheb

A STUDY OF KUSUMAGAAJ’S POEM KOLAMBUSCHE GRAVGEET” AS A DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 734/739

Kusumagraj is the greatest poet in Marathi literature who wrote the poem. Kolambasche
Garvgeet in the book titled Vishakha in 1942. This small poem describes the life and work of the
greatest sailor Kolumbus who undertook the voyage to discover the new land. The journey
wasnot safe and he had to face many difficulties enroute. Kusumagraj’s poem is translated
intoEnglish by Vilas Solunke. This translated version of the poem is the finest specimen of
versetranslation. The S L i.e. Source Language text depicts the personality of Kolumbus as a
sailor.The present paper focuses mainly on the content analysis of this poem. The poem is a
monologue.
Key words : Kusumagraj :- A wellknown Marathi poet, receipient of Janpeeth Award.
Kolumbusche Gavravgeet :- The famous poem by Kusumagraj included in his
book Vishakha. 

Bharat V. Patil

ROLE OF CASH CROP IN EMPLOYMENT GENERATION IN RURAL AREA

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 740/747

Betel vine crop is known as a commercial cash crop. The role of betel vine cultivators is felt
much important in cultivation and marketing of betel vine leaves. Number of factors inspired
and attracted the farmers to grow betel vine with interest. The cultivation of betel vine required
a scientific and special skill and knowledge. Every activity of betel vine cultivation held its own
importance. Plantation training, disease management, maintenance of humidity in the betel vine
garden, proper water management, harvesting and lowering is the main practices of betel vine
cultivation. For these practices, skilled hands and mind were felt essential. Betel vine
cultivators acquired this skill and knowledge by experiments and experience. Betel vine
cultivators became perfect practitioners to collect returns. The researcher studied the socioeconomic
states of betel vine cultivators. In the world, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were the
major countries to cultivate betel vine leaves. Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines etc.
were also noted for the cultivation of betel vine leaves. In Pakistan, large scale production of
betel vine leaves is not possible and therefore Pakistan imported from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,
India and Thailand about 5000 tones of betel leaves worth of Rs. 20 cores (Doosani 1989). The
cultivation of betel vine leaves in Sri Lanka had a history of 2000 years. It is cultivated in the
western region of Jafana, Kegaile and Gampha. Sri Lanka exported to Pakistan worth of 3000
tons per year. Betel leaves production is one of the important commercial cash crop of India,
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, etc. In India, approximately
50000 hectares were under cultivation. The crop is grown on commercial basis in MaharashtraKarnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh,
Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Tripura.

Key Words: Betel vine, Betel Leaves, Dag
 

Neeraj Aggarwal1 , Ph.D. , Manoj Semwal

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES FACED BY THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY OF UTTARAKHAND

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 748/758

Dining out is no longer only a special occasion event. As restaurant food becomes staple in
time crunched consumers life. India is one of the world’s largest producers as well as
consumer of food. Changing food consumption pattern of India’s population is expected to
increase to US $230 by 2015.Thanks to a population of more than one billion people.
This paper investigates the operating issues in food service industry and challenges in
current and future landscape of food sector in Uttarakhand. Based on in depth interviews
with managers and employees of food sector ,the study identifies the operating issues of food
service sector, future challenges to be faced by the restaurant operators to stay competitive
and to provide better services to the guest in the present geographical conditions.
Keywords: Challenges, Issues, Restaurant and Food Outlet, services 

Nayyar Jabeen

PERSONAL FACTORS AS PREDICTORS OF TEACHERS’ EFFECTIVENESS

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 759/765

This study investigated the impact of gender, marital status and teaching experience on
teaching effectiveness of school teachers. Data were collected on 600 school teachers of
Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh, India. A 2×2×3 factorial ANOVA revealed that marital
status and years of teaching experience had a significant effect on teaching effectiveness of
school teachers. Mean comparisons showed that teacher effectiveness of unmarried teachers
was higher than their respective married counterparts. Post hoc comparisons revealed that
teaching effectiveness increases with the increase in years of teaching experience and is
much higher for teachers having high teaching experience. The significant interaction effect
between marital status and teaching experience indicated that the teacher effectiveness
scores of married and unmarried teachers were dependent on the levels of their years of
teaching experience. However male and female teachers do not differ in terms of effective
teaching.
Keywords: Personal factors, teaching, effectiveness. 

Priya Baghel & Vivek Pandey

EFFECT OF ISOKINETIC EXERCISES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF HAMSTRING STRENGTH OF SOCCER PLAYERS

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 766/769

The purpose of the study was to see the effect isokinetic exercises for the development of
hamstring strength of soccer players. The subjects selected for the study was 5 male football
players with age ranged between 10-16 years from football academy of L.N.I.P.E. Gwalior. The
subjects underwent six weeks of isokinetic knee flexion strength training program on isokinetic
trainer humac norm cybex machine. To determine the Effect of Isokinetic Exercises for the
Development of Hamstring Strength of Soccer Players Paired-‘t’ test was used. All analyses
were performed by SPSS version 20. The Paired Samples Statistics-‘t’ test estimated differences
between the Pre and post test results. The paired t-value found significant in relation to Forced
Vital Capacity and Respiratory Rate as the calculated t values were -5.28, --3.11 respectively,
which was more than the tabulated value of t-value which is 2.262 and paired t-value found
insignificant in relation to Peak Expiratory Flow (-1.60 ) which was less than the tabulated value
of t. Results revealed that Isokinetic strength training programs is effective and the physiological
parameters were found significantly superior in FVC and RR post testing as compared to the
pretest.
Key words: Physiological Variables, football Player, Isokinetic Training. 

Inderpal Singh & Shaveta Arora

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF QUALITY OF WORK LIFE IN PRIVATE SECTOR AND PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 770/782

Quality of work life is a generic phrase that covers a person\'s feelings about every dimension, of
work including economic rewards and benefits, security, working conditions, organizational and
interpersonal relationships and. its intrinsic meaning in a person\'s life. It is a process by which
an organization attempts to unleash the creative potential of its personnel by involving them in
decisions affecting their work lives. A distinguishing characteristic of the process is that its goals
are not simply extrinsic focusing on the improvement of productivity and efficiency; they are also
intrinsic, regarding what the workers see as self-fulfilling and self-enhancing ends in themselves.
During 1979, the American Society of Training and Development created a \'Task Force\' -on the
quality of working life, which defined the concept of quality of working life (QWL) as follows:
"QWL is a process of work organizations which enables its members at all levels to participate
actively and efficiently in shaping the organization’s environment, methods and outcomes." A
proactive human resource department finds ways to empower employees so that they draw on
their “brains and wits,” usually by getting the employees more involved in the decision-making
process. Today banking industry is gaining highest position in the world as the economic growth
of any country depends upon the Banking system There is set of factors, with influence the QWL
and motivate or demotivate the employees. In our study we focus on satisfaction of public andprivate sector bank employees and comparison of quality of working life in public and private
sector banks. We analyze our study by using chi-square and t-test.

Key Words:- QWL, Organization, Job Satisfaction
 

Md. Jashim Uddin, Sima Begam, Samir Kumar Nag & Samir Kumar Sil

SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS, HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE AND INTELLECTUAL ABILITY AMONG RURAL ADOLESCENTS OF UNAKOTI DISTRICT OF TRIPURA, NORTH-EAST INDIA

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 783/798

Intellectual ability (IA) of adolescent is affected by head circumference (HC) achieved during
childhood and socio-economic status (SES) of the parents. The present correspondence is an
attempt to assess HC and SES of adolescents of Unakoti District of Tripura state to correlate
them with their IA. A cross section of 508 respondents (257 boys and 251 girls) of 10-15 years
was selected through purposive random sampling procedure. The SES was investigated by
following Kuppaswamy’s SES scale upgrading for 2007 with some modifications. The HCs of the
subjects were measured in centimeter and IA was assessed by using the Standard Progressive
Matrices (SPM) developed by Raven in 1938. Results revealed that there are significant
differences among boys and girls of low and middle SES on the measure of their HC and IA.
Moreover, the IQ score of both boys and girls was significantly correlated with their age, SESand HC(r=0.42, p<0.01, r=0.2, p< 0.05 and r=0.23, p<0.05 respectively). So it may be
hypothesized that children of the high SES and optimum HC exposed to more favorable
conditions that favour the expression of their genetic potential resulting higher IA.
Key Words: Socio-economic Status (SES), Rural Adolescents, Head Circumference (HC),

Intellectual Ability (IA)
 

Rajesh Kumar

ADMINISTRATIVE DISCRETION AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH IN INDIAN PROSPECTIVE; ACHIEVEMENTS & CHALLENGES

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 799/808

Administrative discretion is need and inclusive growth is the purpose. It must be the slogan and
aim of every country. Administrative discretion can become curse for the country if it transform
in arbitrariness. Administrative discretion is useless if it unsuccessful to get the inclusive growth.
Mostly countries had adopted the concept of welfare state. To fulfill this purpose administration
had required for some discretion. Administrative discretion is a means to get the aim of welfare
state. India also had adopted the welfare concept. So the power of administrative discretion had
also conferred for administrative officers. Administrative discretion was given to get the
inclusive growth. I want to say through my paper that administrative discretion and inclusive
growth both are going to parallel in India. There are many problems in sits way e.i. corruption,
misbehavior, negligence and arbitrariness. Professor Dicey thought that administrative
discretion is against Equality, and it becomes the cause of arbitrariness, discrimination and
unjust so the purpose of inclusive growth may be fail.
Key Words- Arbitrariness, Discretion, Welfare, Ministerial Action, Rule of Law. 

Ramdas banoth

A STUDY ON OPINION OF STUDENTS ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MIDDAY MEAL PROGRAMME IN TELANGANA STATE

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 809/818

The purpose behind the MDMS was to enhance enrolment , retent io n and
part icipat ion of chi ldren in primary schools, simul taneously improving their
nutri t ional status. The MDMS was revised and universal ized in September 2004
and central assistance was provided at the rate of Re. 1.00 per chi ld per school
day for convert i n g f o o d g r a i n s i n t o h o t co o k ed me a l s f o r c h i l d r e n i n cl a s s e s ’ I –
V in government , local body, and government aided schools. Mid Day Meal
Programme has i ts ef fect on progress of funct ioning of schools and learning of
students. Many states have implemented the programme wi th enthusiasm and
wi th many innovat ions. The adopt ion of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) as a
Nat ional Pol icy, has contributed to this. Also, a number of Sel f Help Groups
( SHG) a n d o t h er w ome n ’ s g r o u p s a r e a ct i ve a n d s e v er a l N GOs a r e wi l l i n g t o
part icipate. The media is, at present , highl ight ing the need for strengthening
such programmes. In consonance wi th the Nat ional Pol icy, MDM encourages
social interact ion between di f ferent communi t ies and thus contributes to social
equi ty.
KeyWords: mid-daymeals,SarvaShikshaAbhiyan,primaryeducat ion 

Shubhangi L Godse

BRAIN-BASED LEARNING AND ITS IMPLICATION IN TEACHING

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 819/826

The brain based learning is a new concept in teaching and learning process. Teaching while
considering the capacity and functions of brain enhances the learning and achievement of
students. There are so many researches done on brain structure and functions of its parts.This
leads to the use of brainbased programs in teaching and its application from primary level to
graduate level. In today’s teaching many teachers have been employing brain based learning
strategies in their classrooms.Teachers are using information from the neuroscience of the brain
and how brain learns to guide their teaching strategies. The brain based education has been
proved more effective for all students and many researches done in foreign countries and proved
the effectiveness of the knowledge that how the brain works? This paper discussed the working of
brain and the brain based principles to be considered while teaching. The main teaching
strategies are orchestrated immersion, relaxed alertness, active processing it means learning
environment should be interesting, fear free,connecting information to prior learning, activities
in pair or group, praising, playing favoritemusic etc. All these strategies should be used in
teaching. The teacher educators must know the theory behind brain based learning so that they
can use this in guiding the student teachers and preparing their lesson plans.
Keywords: Brain based learning, orchestrated immersion, relaxed alertness, active processing. 

Rahul Mhabde

A STUDY TO EVALUATE ICT PRACTICES IMPLEMENTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE IN DEGREE COLLEGES AFFILIATED TO UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 827/830

 

Mr. Vijay M. Gawas

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT IN GOA

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 837/854

It is keen interesting to know the kind of initiative steps that has taken by the state
Government to lead the developmental programmes, and Empowerment of Scheduled
Tribes the Gawda, Kunbi and velip Communities in Goa. The State tribal development
policies, Strategies, Programmers are the political Manifestos during all election of
the political parties which forms the Government. It is out of this Strategies that the
parties the making of Government boast of access to basic amenities, and financial
and a rapid expansion in rural infrastructure development in the tribal area.
However, what the political party promises during the entire election period and the
propaganda that follows for the entire election year are conveniently and deliberately
forgotten once they form the Government. Though certain constitutional safeguards
Which are provided for upliftment of Scheduled tribe there is in fact no Significant
Economic, Social and Political awareness required for the fulfillment and
achievement of lofty objective that are enshrined in the various provisions of
constitution and the situations in the tiny vibrant state like even Goa is not exception
to it. The Present condition of the Scheduled Tribes in Goa is such that their various
developmental policies, Strategies, Programmes are not percolated in tribal
dominated areas during the successive five year plans and therefore, it has also had
adverse impact on their socio-economic mobility. Therefore, the Scheduled Tribes
remain abysmally backward and socially excluded, still living in harsh environments.Politically, the Scheduled Tribes community is the most voiceless in this state. Their
unsecured livelihood position in terms of lack of legal entitlements of the resources
they use, both agricultural & Non-agricultural produce push them into deep economic
vulnerability. This paper therefore, discusses the implications of the new Act’s and
Protection of livelihood of the tribal communities and further attempts to address the
issue which will enquire whether such act will finally lead to the inclusion of these
people into the National mainstream.

Keyword: Tribe Profile, Land Policy, Tribal Livelihood, Tribal Economy.
 

Mr. Vijay M. Gawas

CONCEPTIONS OF SOCIAL DEMOCRACY AND STATE: AMBEDKAR’S PERSPECTIVE

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 855/865

The present Paper has main goal of the study is to analyze and evaluate the ideas of
B.R.Ambedkar, was a Chief architect of Indian constitution and a great political
philosopher, who laid down the foundations of a truly democratic in secular country.
Analyzing the idea of democracy of Ambedkar in details, it can be found out that
Ambedkar had unshakeable faith in democracy. Regarding Indian democracy, in his
conception of exploitation less society, democracy has an extra-ordinary role which he
defined as ‘one person, one vote\'; and \'one vote, one value\'. Democracy means
empowerment of any person for participating in the process of decision-making relating
to her/him, democracy means liberty, equality and fraternity - Ambedkar\'s definition of
democracy had such a tone. This paper gives closer and analytical insight into the
thoughts of Ambedkar and provides an answer to the question of whether we, the
Indian, achieve religious tolerance, human equality and freedom, true democracy,
gender respect in the society, justice and peace in the light of political philosophy of
Ambedkar whose memory will ever guide the nation on the path of justice, liberty and
equality.
Keyword: Democracy, Social, Economical, political, Inequality, Morality,
Revolutionary, Equality 

Manzoor Ahmad Rather & Shagufta Majeed

A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON JOB SATISFACTION OF HIGH AND LOW QUALIFIED REHBAR-E-TALEEM TEACHERS OF DISTRICT BANDIPORA

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 866/877

The present study was conducted to study the job satisfaction of high and low qualified
Rehbari Taleem (ReT) teachers of district Bandipura. The sample of the study comprised of
40 high qualified and 40 low qualified ReT- teachers selected from Hajin, Sumbal and
Bandipora zones of district Bandipora on the basis of purposive sampling. Meera Dixit’s Job
satisfaction Scale (1986) was used to collect the data and‘t’ test was employed for the
analysis of data. The investigators found a significant difference between high and low
qualified on intrinsic aspect of job, physical facilities, institutional plans and policies,
satisfaction with authorities, rapport with students and relationship with co-workers. No
significant difference was found on factors; salary, promotional avenues and service
conditions, and satisfaction with social welfare and family status.
Key words: job satisfaction, high qualified teacher, low-qualified teacher 

Omprakash H.M.& Geetha R.M.

OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING; PROMOTING GENDER LACUNA: A PERSPECTIVE

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 878/890

Education is the key which opens the door of life, develops humanity and promotes national
development. Education can be an effective tool for women’s empowerment. It enables women to
acquire new knowledge and technology required for improving and developing their tasks in all
fields. Therefore, at least one Functional Literacy Center should be opened in each Gram
Panchayat area with a view to make all and rural farm women functionally literate and adult
education necessary.
A woman should have the right of free choice, the state of life, equal access to education and
training. They can work in all areas of life, preferably in accordance with their talents. They can
perform all the functions and hold a variety, including primates, position irrespective of their
cultures. The unrelenting dilemma of girl children in India who grow up without receiving the
most basic education has attracted increased civic attention. This crisis is severe in rural areas
that keep larger extent of girls in India out of school. Amartya Sen argues that “the changing
agency of women is one of the major mediators of economic and social change. National
arguably is an important today in the political economy of development as adequate recognition
of political, economic and social participation and leadership of women”. The United NationsMillennium declarations emphasize the need for promoting gender equality, empowerment of
women a guaranteeing and basic education for everyone. In this instance, the place of open and
distance learning methodologies in providing mass functional literacy skills becomes inevitable.

Key Words: Open Distance Learning, Gender Gap, Lacuna and Perspective.
 

Pooja Arora

RELATIONSHIP OF MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH PARENTAL VARIABLES

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 891/898

 In the present investigation an attempt has been made to reveal the role of parents in affecting the achievement of students in trigonometry. Three variables connected with parents viz. SocioEconomic status of Parents, Education of Parents and Maternal Employment were taken up to study the effect on student achievement. The sample of study consisted of 500 (250 boys and 250 girls) of tenth class students drawn from government and private schools of Amritsar district. The results of the study revealed that there was significant difference in the attainment of concepts in trigonometry between high Socio-economic status group and low Socio-economic status group, also a positive relationship between maternal employment and attainment of students was found on the other hand attainment in trigonometry was found to be independent of level of education of parents.  

Anupam Raj, Ganesh Prasad & S.B. Mishra

A FOCUS ON TRAGEDIC CONDITIONS OF GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTES IN JHARKHAND

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 999/1008

Polytechnic institutions have played an important role in the field of technical education. Polytechnics have produced great engineers who rose to eminence due to their diligence and deep commitment to the profession. Polytechnic in India have been conducting 3 years diploma courses in various districts. [1] These are badly suffering as the department of technical education has failed to provide staff or even manage part time lecturers whose emolument is very uncertain. This problem is being faced in all other polytechnics in state of Jharkhand. This study has been carried out to assess the existing status of polytechnic in Jharkhand. It is focusing mainly on the shortage of staff, lecturers and facilities in most of the polytechnic institutes of Jharkhand. A suitable framework and its program of action will further enhance employment oriented flagship program of skill development of India/Jharkhand. Keywords: Polytechnic Education, AICTE Norms, Quality 

Vasundhara Padmanabhan

EFFECTIVENESS OF AN ICT ENHANCED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ON JOB PERFORMANCE AND JOB SATISFACTION OF SCHOOL TEACHERS: AN EXPERIMENT WITH WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 908/920

The present paper records the initial efforts to understand the context of the study and is a part of the major research project: Promoting Institutional Effectiveness: Development and Evaluation of an Instructional Leadership Training Program for the Leaders of Higher Education: sponsored by UGC  

VANDANA SONY

MAHAKAVI KALIDAS KE RAGHUVANSH MAHAKAVYA ME VARNIT SHAISHIK VICHARON KA ADHYAYAN

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 921/925

 

Madhukar B. Patil

A REVIEW ON FLORA FOR ANTI-DIABETIC PLANTS FROM NORTH MAHARASHTRA

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1026/1036

Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeh) is a common metabolic disorder. It is a fact that diabetes can’t be cured; and it has never been reported that someone recovered totally from diabetes. Allopathic medicinal system is expensive, provides only symptomatic relief, fails to revert the body to its normal state and after a long term therapy, includes several side effects. Therefore, the management of diabetes is still a major challenge. Thus, a large number of herbs have been successfully tested in the laboratory and confirm that they have blood sugar lowering activity. North Maharashtra covers Dhule, Jalgaon, Nandurbar, and Nashik district. It is inhibited by various tribes and villagers. They have a good knowledge of the medicinal uses of their local flora. In this paper 62 medicinal plants used by the tribal people of Nandurbar, which are used as ant diabetic plants, have been described. Key words: Diabetes, North Maharashtra, Ethnobotany, and Tribes.   

Sanjeev Sonawane & Lalita Vartak

EDUCATION OF TEACHER EDUCATORS REGARDING THE INFUSED CURRICULUM’- A SUGGESTED FRAMEWORK

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1036/1053

The present study focuses on understanding the perspectives of the teacher educators regarding the infused curriculum.  The purpose is to study their awareness and their potential needs with regard to the infused curriculum.  The work also tries to suggest a framework for the education of the teacher educators regarding the infused curriculum based on the identified needs.  The suggestions are given about the Designing of the Education Programme and the Implementation of the Education Programme.  These suggestions regarding the designing and implementation of the programme are based on the principles of curriculum construction, principles of learning and the components of the integrated curriculum and are allied mainly on the infusion of the three models of Teacher education namely the Applied Science Model, the Craft Model and the Reflective Model. Key words: - Teacher educators, Infused curriculum, Needs analysis, Framework for education of teacher educators.  

Chandan Shingte

A CORRELATIVE STUDY OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND INTERPERSONAL SKILL OF STUDENTS

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1054/1061

The research was conducted to study the correlation between academic achievement and interpersonal skill. Interpersonal skill is one of the skills of basic ten life skills.  Research method is correlation method. Data collection tool is inventory. Data collection is done by filling interpersonal skill inventory which was distributed among 50 students of class 5.The grades of the fifty students of summative assessment 1 are considered for academic achievement. Grades are converted in to average marks of a particular grade.  The Pearson product moment is a statistical tool used for finding correlation between academic achievement and interpersonal skill. The result shows that there is no correlation between academic achievement and interpersonal skill.   

P.B. Jagtap

ANALYTICAL STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL SOIL OF PURANDAR TALUKA (DISTRICT PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA). WITH RESPECT TO STATUS OF SOME MICRONUTRIENTS

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1062/1068

A study to assess the micronutrient status of agricultural soils of Purander taluka of Pune district was conducted. A total of five sampling stationsS1, S2, S3, S4 and S5 were considered, soil samples from farmer’s field were collected and analyzed for DTPA extractable micronutrient status. Content of micronutrient was in order of Mn> Cu> Fe> Zn. The DTPA- Mn, Fe, Cu and Zn in soils varied from 7.83 to 1.08, 4.0 to 0.55, 1.2 to 0.43 and 3.80 to 0.88 ppm. Among the micronutrients the deficiency of Fe and Zn are of major concern and soils require application of Zn and Fe fertilizers to maximize the crop yield. Deficiency is however likely to develop with continuous cropping and poor fertilizer management. Key words: Agriculture Soil, Micronutrients, Atomic absorption spectrophotometer.  

Jagtap P B

ANALYTICAL STUDY OF FERTILITY STATUS OF THE AGRICULTURE SOILS OF NAIGAON (TAL. HAVELI. DIST. PUNE. )(M.S.)WITH RESPECT TO MAJOR NUTRIENTS AVAILABILITY

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1069/1077

Nitrogen (N) Phosphorous (P) and potassium (K) are the most essential elements required by crop plants for the growth and yield. The availability of N P K in the agricultural soil as studied before the rabbi and Kharif season of crops. Soil from four sampling stations of Naigaon of Pune district shown Very high percent availability of Phosphorous  more than 35.01 kg/ha and Potassium more than 301 kg/ha   and moderate availability of Nitrogen is moderately available in the range 281-420 kg/ha. Keyword: Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium, fertility.   

Nivedita Deshmukh & Mrs. Menka Mishra

A STUDY OF PRISONERS’ EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT, LIFE SKILL AND VALUES

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1078/1080

Prisoners are captured in post traumatic stress from their past events. They have generally hard, angry composure and delinquent attitudes. They have very reactive behaviours. They have frustration and lack of concentration. The session conducted in Taloja jail in Raigadh district empowered the prisoner\'s view on the perspective of life. They have been given a simple and effective method of relaxation through our emotional development and life skill clubbed with value education. Keywords: Prisoners, Emotional, Life, Skill, Values, Programme  

Veena Devi Trivedi

CYBER CRIME AND CYBER TERRORISM ARE CONCERNS FOR EVERY SECTOR

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1081/1087

Cyber Crime is the use of Internet attacks in criminal activities, including acts of deliberate, large-scale disruption of computer networks, especially computers of personal use attached to the Internet, by the means of tools such as computer viruses. Cyber terrorism is a dual meaning term. Some authors choose a very narrow definition, relating to terrorist activities, by known terrorist organizations, of disruption attacks against information systems for the primary purpose of creating alarm and panic. By this narrow definition, it is difficult to identify any instances of cyber terrorism.Cyber terrorism can also be understood as the intentional use of computer, networks, and public internet to cause destruction and harm for personal objectives. Objectives may be political or ideological since this can be seen as a form of terrorism. There is much concern from government, public and media sources about potential damages that could be caused by cyber terrorism, and this has prompted official responses from government agencies. Several minor incidents of cyber terrorism have been documented. Key Words: Issues, Cyber, Crime, Terrorism 

L.M. Chaudhari

ATTENUATION COEFFICIENT OF CANE SUGAR OF MILK SAMPLES USING GAMMA SOURCE

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1088/1092

 Attenuation coefficient is very important parameter in forensic science, industry, agriculture, defence etc. The attenuation coefficient of milk samples with cane sugar  using different concentration at gamma ray energy 122 keV studied. The results are good agreement and valid absorption law. Key words: Gamma source, Cane sugar, milk, gamma ray spectrometer, NaI detector.  

L.M. Chaudhari

ATTENUATION COEFFICIENT OF GLUCOSE SOLUTION USING GAMMA SOURCE

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1093/1099

The linear and mass attenuation coefficient plays an important role in a agriculture, industry, science & technology, basic quality, medicines and forensics etc. The attenuation coefficient of glucose solution with different concentration by using different gamma ray energy studied. The results are in the graphical form and it valid the gamma absorption law. Key words: Gamma source, Cane sugar , milk, gamma ray spectrometer, NaI detector.  

Sujay Madhukar Khadilkar

PERFORMANCE ON BUFFETS IN SELECT HOTEL’S RESTAURANTS IN KOLHAPUR

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1100/1125

 It has been observed during the field research that there could be lacunae in the buffets provided by the hotel and in guest expectations. This research work is an attempt to determine and to bridge the gap between the guests’ expectations and limitations on the organizations, and still to ensure profitability in hotels and also maintaining higher guest satisfaction levels.  In this competitive market a guest has innumerable choices to choose from a la cart menu cards to elaborate buffets. Restaurants must provide buffet options in lieu with recent trends as well as guest expectations. Once the restaurant understands the guest needs, the management can focus in meeting those expectation Each guest has different expectations about buffet services, thus it is important to know their impressions and help management overcome the gap between guest expectation and performance. The results of this research work shows that chefs, Food and Beverage Managers and Guests perceptions are concurrent at few points and differ on some. Chef’s point of view suggests that guests are more quantity conscious and also more emphasis is to be given on appetizers and beverages served along with the meal. New products offered on the buffet would attract more and more guests. From Food and Beverage Manager’s point of view guests are very cost conscious and expect a complete meal experience which include various other factors such as family area, multiple options in food selection and even some entertainment. From guest’s point of view buffet should be much more than food-it should be an entire meal experience. Good taste, food maintained at right temperature, a warm and welcoming staff and a decent ambience are few of the important aspects.

Key Words: Buffet, Food and Beverage Service, Quality and expectations, Meal experience.

Arpit Khurana

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM : AN OVERVIEW

Sep-Oct,2015, Vol - 3/20, Page - 1334/1342

\"\"The aim of the present study is find out the perception about the Human Resource Management System. There are certain notions about a career in HRM which include entry into such a career is relatively more difficult. It is low paying compared to other fields like Marketing/Finance/IT; the career growth is slow and the opportunity to get break is less; there is not much prestige associated with this career. The present study, which is based on these aspects, aims to finds whether, there is any difference among the concerned with respect to gather and job experience. The study also tries to finds out whether there is a difference of perception between concerned persons who are willing to opt for a HRM career and those who are not.

Keywords: Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance, IT, job experience, Risk Management.

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