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Vinay Jain liked Atlas Service Corps's blog post Atlas Corps Featured in GOOD - Educating Next Generation of Leaders
Aug 7, 2012
Vinay Jain commented on MasterPeace's blog post One Man, Thousands of Miles, a Mission of Peace
"While agressions and invasions against a culture or race may remain part of sour history realities of 'co-existence' can never be dismissed. Best wishes for this mission of Ken!"
Jul 25, 2012
Vinay Jain updated their profile
Jul 15, 2012
Vinay Jain replied to Michele MacMillan's discussion Fellowship: Asian Public Intellectuals Fellowship, The Nippon Foundation
"Aim of the Program to promote mutual learning among Asian 'public intellectuals' and to contribute to the growth of public spaces in which effective responses to regional needs can be generated is laudable. In many societies there…"
Jul 10, 2012
Vinay Jain liked Michele MacMillan's discussion Fellowship: Asian Public Intellectuals Fellowship, The Nippon Foundation
Jul 10, 2012
Vinay Jain commented on Jonathan Barsness's blog post Arms for Arms – A Unique Video about Transforming Weapons into Prosthetic Limbs
"Recycling a waste for re-use in ways that help life is Nature's way; hence any effort in that spirit shall contribute to lessening of scars of wasteful and violent efforts! Thanks for sharing a humanitarian thought."
Jul 9, 2012
Vinay Jain replied to Manisha Pathak-Shelat's discussion My research on women as digital and global citizens
"I am happy you take a hopeful approach to the issue "building global connections based on values and beliefs rather than pre-existing social ties or conditions mindsets." Being a reasearcher on 'citizenship development'…"
Jul 8, 2012
Vinay Jain liked Manisha Pathak-Shelat's discussion My research on women as digital and global citizens
Jul 8, 2012

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am a student of science, a retired scientist from Delhi, India; MSc, PhD. Professionally, I have been a multidisciplinary materials scientist; worked in the national laboratories in India, and was in the USA during 1968-71 as a Post-doc fellow.

Alongside, I have had strong societal commitment; co-professional activities covering aspects of community welfare, human resource, education, and science-religion-humanities interface studies. Now engaged in research in citizenship and tackling issues like place of nonviolence in Life, nuclear disarmament and world peace. Enjoy walk/jog, and translating experiences into poems.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
individual (professional)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
India, USA.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Retired Scientist. Researcher in science applications in humanities.
How many years professional experience do you have ?
What is one of your favorite websites in the field?
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Democratization, Development, Education, Nonviolence, Organizational Development
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Evaluation, Program Administration, Program Design
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Value of citizens' participation in democracy beyond elections, natural justice, nuclear disarmament, conceptualizing World Parliament.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
Some examples in societal interests:
"Operation of the Principle of Participation for Democracy and Balanced Development", at the International Conference on Politics and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (PISTA 2004), Orlando, USA, July 21-25, 2004.
“Science & Religion”, Bull. Assoc. Sc. Workers of India, 175, vol.18 (1988).
“Phenomenon of mass participation”, Statesman New Delhi, Apr.14,1984.
“Individuality and Decentralization in Democracy”, Radical Humanist, 29-30, Dec.1980.

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It takes community to maintain a human. – Earon Davis

Hear me, four quarters of the world – a relative I am!
Give me the strength to walk the soft earth, a relative to all that is!
Give me the eyes to see and the strength to understand, that I may be like you.
With your power only can I face the winds. – Black Elk

It's for us to evaluate and come together in the cause of humanity;
For progress for joys shared, preserving offerings of earth the mother eternal.
January 16, 2009

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At 2:31pm on April 30, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Mr. Vinay Jain,

Thanks for your kind words, why not I am asking from my heart. we must play role towards

Peace, understanding and building trust each other. We are working on it but you may play

more useful influence on these lines.

I am looking forward your expertise and support to build Peaceful atmosphere in South Asia.

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take care.

At 1:27pm on April 15, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Mr. Vinay,

Its my pleasure to visit your profile here.

We can be good friend and partners in common issues.

At 8:40am on May 27, 2010, S. M. Mukhlesur Rahman said…
thank u sir for your inspiring comments.-Mukhles
At 4:20pm on October 4, 2009, Caroline Hargreaves said…
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At 11:27am on August 22, 2008, shyam tosawad said…
Dear Vinay
thank you for your kind reply,you can better define the relationship with nature and scince,no doubt lot of contribution we got bu scintific reasurch and scince,but mostly it is utiliged for meterial gain and ecological desturbance,as i gem dealer i know diamonds we gets from kimberlite rocks when its time complite it automaticaly brust on surface or diamond spreads on surface or earlier it ewas practice to colact from river and suface lands layer,but for this we have to waits for thousands or millions years,who will wait,so we went 20-30 kilometre beneath the earth to take out,it is more then 50 %not gem quality,under the process,but for our gail we can spoil any thing to any extend.there is a urgent need to foloow the natures rule and see our inwards. spiritual ,body and mind,yoga non violance,meditation,awareness for what we doing,then at list we can save this earth and its living,some time i afraid wether these highly educated person are more dengerous then a trible or un educated.i shall be happy if my name will be included in your friends list.wish you all the best.
At 10:43am on August 10, 2008, shyam tosawad said…
Dear sir
I am cofuse wether by getting more education,scintific research we are going to achieve some thing or going to desturrb our ecological balance,lot of construction,mines,devlopment,nature was giving us what we needed but we are in hurrry that we want to take in everything from from natures womb.
At 6:11pm on January 5, 2008, Krishna H. Pushkar said…
Hello Sir,
I am very grateful to your nice words.Sir, is any planing to provide scholarly and research contribution in Nepalese conflict management process? I would be more than happy to assist you if you are willing to do so. Thank you. See you!
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At 11:43am on September 24, 2007, Kris Dev said…
Thanks Sir. Let's keep in touch and may be some good can be made to happen.


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