As a part of this activity, Akar Unlimited brought-out its first publication under its banner, which comprises a collection of articles, penned by noted technocrat of Gujarat — Dr. A K A Rathi. This monograph Environmental Management and Industrial Development: Selected Contributions of Dr. A. K. A. Rathi, was released on 6th December 2009. Looking to the far-sighted vision of Dr. Rathi, coupled with his rich and diverse experience in the field of chemicals, petrochemicals and environment, this publication has become very useful by the field of industry and academia, alike.