About the Author
S.K. Agarwal, Ph.D. in Economics from Lucknow University, has worked in various capacities in Lucknow University, State Health and Family Welfare Department of Uttar Pradesh, and the Government of India, including a posting as a diplomat in the Indian Embassy, Tokyo (Japan).
Post retirement, he has been working as an honorary volunteer in Transparency International India (TI India) and Lok Sewak Sangh, a wing of Lala Lajpat Rai's “Servants of the People Society.” He has been associated with almost all of their programmes and activities, and is working as Vice Chairman, TI India.
He has authored/co-authored several publications on economic and social issues, beside numerous research papers and articles published in various periodicals and journals.