Shailesh J. Mehta

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Acknowledgement I take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude towards Dr. Bishnu Pradhan, Media Labs Asia, IIT Bombay, who consented to guide me and provided invaluable support, which resulted in the successful completion of this project. Project for his excellent inputs on the subject of Information Kiosks and rural ICT projects in India. I feel(More)
Commonly cited requirements for bridging the " science-practice divide " between practitioners and scientists include: political support, communication and experimentation. The Subtropical Thicket Restoration Programme was established in 2004 to catalyse investment in large-scale restoration of degraded subtropical thicket in the Eastern Cape, 4329 South(More)
The classic resource constrained project scheduling problem (RCPSP) schedules non preemptive activities while minimizing total lead time of project. There is always a need for tradeoff between resource allocation and project lead time minimization. This paper reveals the benefits of allowing preemption when scheduling activities in a resource constrained(More)
A 15-month-old girl, born to the consanguineous parents, was referred with the sign of massive splenomegaly associated with thrombocytopenia and anemia. Plasma Chitotriosidase estimation was carried out as a screening test and was found to be normal with reduced activity of β-glucosidase in leucocytes suggestive of Gaucher disease. At the age of 4 years,(More)