Dr. Ravindra Kumar is an eminent writer, thinker, scholar, political scientist, peace-worker and educationist, who has written more than 150 works on great personalities of the Indian Sub-Continent including Mahatma Gandhi, and on various social, religious, political, historical, educational and cultural issues. Some of his well-known works include Morality & Ethics in Public Life, Theory & Practice of Gandhian Non-Violence, Non-Violence & Its Philosophy, Five Thousand Years of Indian Culture, Mahatma Gandhi at the Close of the Twentieth Century, Towards Peace, Fundamentals of Civilization, Towards Buddha, Gautama Buddha and the Dhammapada and Mahatma Gandhi in the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century. A noted Indologist and the former Vice-Chancellor of Meerut University, India, Dr. Ravindra Kumar has been associated with a number of national and international academic, cultural, educational, social and peace organizations & institutions. He has visited many countries of the world as a visiting professor and scholar and has delivered more than 350 lectures around the world on subjects related to Asian values, civilization, culture, economic-cooperation, Gandhism, human rights, international understanding, way of life and world peace. Dr. Ravindra Kumar is the Editor of Global-Peace International Journal. Between 1993 and 2007, he organized many national and international seminars at various places on religion and politics, morality and ethics, education, peace and development, non-violence and democracy, human rights and the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi. In addition to Nirala Smriti Samman, Shan-i-Kaum, Ambassador for Peace, Sardar Patel National Award and other honors, H. E. the President of India awarded Dr. Ravindra Kumar Padma Shri.