Published by Jyoti Ltd., Vadodara India, 1978
Paperback. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Vadodara India: Jyoti Ltd., 1978. Good+ paperback/Good+ dust jacket; light creasing to clean stiff paper covers; b/w charts, tables; clean and unmarked - dust jacket bright, colorful, edgeworn - foreword by Nanubhai Amin, preface by author; appendices, 122pages. Review of energy policy and economic growth, status of energy industry (sources; generators, consumption, conservation,etc.) a/o 1978 INDIA. Dr. Desai argues for an energy policy which deals with the needs of 80% of Indias's population: the rural poor. Recommends the development of solar, wind, bio-gas energy and local production, close to the user population as opposed to long transmission lines and nuclear plants which serve the urban & industrial centers.