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1. Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Eds.: V.N. Ojha & B.S. Mathur; 1995.

2. Rules and Regulations of Metrology Society of India; 1997.

3. Proceedings of the Conference on Metrology in Relation to Environment, A Special Issue of MAPAN, Eds.: K.K. Mahajan, A.K. Agrawal, Risal Singh & P.C. Jain; 1997.

4. Proceedings of Workshop on Coordinate Metrology, Compiled: B.S. Mathur, P.C. Jain, P.C. Kothari, R.P. Singhal, L.S. Tanwar, A.K. Agrawal & A.K. Saxena; 1998.

5. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Metrology, Quality and Global Trade (MQGT-a€™99), Eds.: P. Banerjee, A. Sen Gupta, P.C. Kothari & B.S. Mathur; 1999.

6. Hand Book 1999 Eds. R.K. Garg, Anil Kumar, A.K. Govil, A.K. Agrawal; 1999.

7. Advances in Metrology and Global Trade, A Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Metrology in New Millennium and Global Trade (MMGT-2001), MAPAN-JMSI, Supplementry Issue No. 1, Eds.: P.C. Jain & P.C. Kothari, Guest Eds.: A.K. Agrawal, A. K. Saxena & A. Sen Gupta ; 2001.

8.Current Trends in Time & Frequency, A Proceedings of International Conference on Time and Frequency (ICTF), MAa€“PAN-JMSI, Supplement Issue No. 2, Eds,: P.C. Jain & P.C. Kothari, Guest Ed.: A. Sen Gupta; Members : A.K. Agrawal and A.K. Saxena ; 2001.

9. Advance Training Workshop on Mass and Volume Metrology, Compiled: R.K. Garg, A.K. Gupta, S.V. Gupta, Tripurari Lal & Sanjeev Sinha; 2001.

10. Hand Book 2002 Eds. R.K. Garg, Anil Kumar, Yudhisther Kumar & Ashok Kumar; 2002.

11. Proceedings of Advance Training Course on Dimensional & Temperature Metrology; 2002.

12. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Advances in Metrology : Equivalence of Standards and Global Recognition (AdMet “ 2003), MAa€“PAN-JMSI, Supplementry Issue Vol. 18, Guest Eds.: A A. Sen Gupta, A.K. Hanjura; 2003.

13. Proceedings of 2nd Workshop on Force Metrology, A A Compiled : Kamlesh K. Jain & J.K. Dhawan; 2003.

14. “Hand Book 2004″ Eds. R.K. Garg, Yudhisther Kumar,

Sukhvir Singh and Mahavir Singh.


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