SOCIETY AND ENVIRONMENT
Societal Structures and Dynamics : An analysis of basic sociological concepts and the applications to contemporary society; social Stratification caste, class, cultural heritage, occupation, mobility and income distribution. Social tensions and their cause societal responsibilities and social institutions.
Development Processes : Parameters for development. Interrelationship between social, economic and scientific factors. Role of science and technology in development. Planning-its objective and assessment.
Technology Assessment : Historical development of science and technology Criteria for assessment of appropriate technology and technology adaptation.