CONTENTS:- 1. Empowerment of women through equal participation in decision making process. 2. Empowerment of adolescent girls through NGO intervention. 3. Globalization and women's work. 4. Dealing with the challenges of child labour problem through education. 5. Prevalence of malnutrition in India: a disturbing phenomenon. 6. Financial sector innovation to match the social security needs of ageing India. 7. Challenges and opportunities in India Canada trade relations. 8. Dealing with environmental goods: market or Government. 9. Global food crisis: policy or market failure. 10. The need for rating non Government organizations. 11. Contemporary relevance of Gandhian economics. 12. Culture and sustainable economic development. 13. Economic infrastructure: concept importance and issues. 14. Role of infrastructure in achieving balanced regional development.