About the Author
Gurdip Singh Aurora
Professor Gurdip Singh Aurora was Head of the Sociology Unit in the Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore. Earlier, he had been a Professor in the Department of Sociology, and Dean of Social Sciences at the Central University, Hyderabad. He graduated from the London University with a Masters Degree in Economics and later obtained Doctoral Degree from the Delhi University. Renowned Professor M.N. Srinivas had guided his work, later published as a book "The New Frontiers Men" in 1967. Other books authored by him include : "The Tribe Caste Class Encounters" (1970), "Technological Change and Industry" (1971), "Theory and Practice of Transfer of Technology" (1993). He has also taught in several prestigious Universities in India and abroad.
Currently, he is the Chief Mentor of a Non-Government Organisation, Atmdeep, and works as a freelance consultant at Bangalore.