B. Tech. III Semester:Gandhian StudiesIndian School of Mines
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. Introduction to Gandhi’s Life and Philosophy; Fundamentals of Gandhian Economics; Gandhi’s Concept of Human Nature, Perfectibility of Man; Ethical Ideas of Gandhi- Truth, Ahimsa, Brahmacharya, Non-stealing, Non-possession and Voluntary Poverty. Gandhi’s Interpretation of History and Society.
2. Public Welfare and Sarvadoyo Philosophy – Antyodaya; Sarvadoya Socialism and Capitalism; Nature of Sarvodaya’s Economy from Gandhi to Vinobha; Concept of Production and Distribution in Sarvodaya Economy and it’s Utility in our Socio-economic and Scientific/ Technical Development; Non- violent Economy vis-à-vis Centralized Industrial Economy and Rural Economy.
3. Study of the Current Industrial Problems and Priorities as against the Gandhian Ideology.
4. Gandhian approach to Man-power Management, Prospects, Co-operative Production and Consumption, Rural Entrepreneurship, Finance, Plan changes for helping the disadvantaged sections of the society.
5. Man and machine- Problems of Automation and Gandhi’s View.
6. Gandhi’s Political Views: The State as an organ of Violence, Political Sovereignty of the People, Decentralization of Political Power, Concept of Freedom, The Idea of Political Condition- Ram Rajya.
7. Satyagraha: The Importance of Truth Force, Self Suffering, Winning over the opponent by Love.
8. Relevance of Gandhian Ideas in the contemporary Economic and Political situation.
Note: Use of Video Films shall be made to support the classroom teaching.