Das, an Indian venture capitalist and columnist for the Times of India (and former CEO of Procter & Gamble India), uses his own experiences as a businessman. The nation’s rise is one of the great international stories of the late twentieth century, and in India Unbound the acclaimed columnist Gurcharan Das offers a. India Unbound (PB) by Gurcharan Das from Only Genuine Products . 30 Day Replacement Guarantee. Free Shipping. Cash On Delivery!.
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India went wrong Firstly by advocating wrong design for brininging about development with nothing really been done for developmentnext in the name upliftment of the gurchzran couldn’t work much on the contrary they were left as such. This book opened a whole new world to me. I have memories of Naipaulesque India: A very readable account of India through its journey as an independent nation.
Personally as someone with slightly left of centre views on fiscal matters this was very enlightening and I believe necessary, as Das is wholeheartedly pro-capitalism in his ideas but he sells them well and address the problems with interest This is gurcgaran a really insightful book chronicling India’s journey post independence in the economic world. Trivia About India Unbound: His adamancy in sticking to socialism and not believing in markets despite the gurchadan has caused damage beyond his ruling days.
The ‘Lost Generation’ —91 refers to the phase of Indian Polity and economy which saw fading of the Indian dream. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Though Das has done his best to gurcharann catholic, underlying narrative is still an ode to Capitalism. Das traces these developments and tells the stories of the major players from Nehru through today. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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The productivity was also poor due to these reasons and also because of the division of the population on the basis of the religion and caste. Apart from my own, there are two nations that have always captured my imagination – one is the United States and the other is India.
How else does one explain the insane behavior of otherwise sensible Indians who have pulled out all their hard-earned savings after the reforms to start a business and chase a dream?
I was actually lndia this book ended. Gurchaan it seems as though India has a promising potential to become of the major economic power…Its sad that it took more than fifty years after Independence for the country to see the dawn of economic progress. He also glosses over some sincere efforts of the state and provides little data driven or expert-driven approach allowing readers to reach conclusions.
With India Unbound, he gives us a book that is at once vigorously analytical and lndia written—an essential insider’s road map to India, then and now. Also one has to keep in mind that Nehru and his economic policies were as much a product of their times and the prevailing indua of the time was pro-socialist as well. The drama and the personae are wonderfully captured and in spite of being a well-worn story it literally keeps the reader at the edge of the seat as it unfolds like a Bollywood drama, full of machinations and quick steps and side steps – a subtle dance that Das takes great pleasure in composing and unravelling.
About the Author “Gurcharan Das is an author, commentator and thought leader. Unshackling itself from the self-imposed chains and controls and ever since gufcharan put itself towards a path of rapid economic dss especially helped by the global information age. Gurcharan Das has been able to convey the minute details of the License Raj just after India attained independence under Jawarharlal Nehru and how Nehru intended the welfare of the people of the country but which turned out to be the most disastrous step taken by him.
For a nation to be great, there requires its development on all three fronts viz political, social and economic. The book basically revolves around the travel experiences of Gurcharan Das encompassing his excellent observational and analytical skills.
He also explains very interesting uhbound of India since 19th century.
Jan 08, Anupam rated it it was amazing. And how the social, cultural precepts and the post-scripts of the times influenced the structure and the direction of the economy. The third part is not as good as the first two parts, may be because, by the time he wrote the book the story was still unfolding.
India Unbound: The Social and Economic Revolution from Independence to the Global Information Age
Written in an easy to understand language yet so compelling and scholarly. Time will only tell if we are on the right track. I can’t think of any other book that deals with India’s economic-political history in such an insightful fashion.
Books about the economy of India Economic history of India —present Books about economic policy. India today is a vibrant free-market democracy, a nation well on its way to overcoming decades of widespread poverty.
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The observations pointed out by the author are very apt from that perspective. And they both were in full favour of local make over gurdharan. The reason for this criticality was that it was constructed as a personal history – it was supposed to be a growing up story for India, entwined with Das’s own. Gurucharan Das has told the story in first-person and as such has vastly limited the scope of the book. Book works both as a memoir and a critical social investigation through ggurcharan business narratives.
He became legendary businessman but could not contribute to the Indian industry lot because he was not allowed to do so. Also on the I have memories of Naipaulesque India: But once I started to read the book, I was so impressed by sas way Das explained the economics of India in rather simple words.
Puru only lost that war because of bad management, miscommunication and distrust of his infantry. Before reading this book, i was completely unaware of the economic ground of my country on the world platform.
His latest book, India Grows at Night: From the Trade Paperback edition.