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. First published in , the best-selling India Unbound has been translated into several languages ‘Gurcharan Das has written a paean to liberalization (India.

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He further charts the challenges facing the economy and how to go about dealing with them. Definitely read this book for a business perspective of india that i have not found elsewhere.

In all, there seemed to be yurcharan much of being wise after the event and Das seemed reluctant to put behind his early enchantments and disillusionments with Nehru and his ras, not seeming to realize that the models were the best ones available back then. Since coming to Delhi I have met many women who long for Bombay. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

India Unbound: The Social and Economic Revolution from Independence to the Global Information Age

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. He has exactly depicted what was the difference between working now and in his time. Nehru was ably supported by some of the best economists from across India.

Read more Read less. It covers the economic core in the vast background of Indian social, political and cultural horizons without ever drifting into academic jargon or staying too away to be shallow. The social status is not evenly distributed resulting in a disarrayed social hiatus. Unnbound does not use this book to lambaste India, and draws on a personal zeal to encourage an advancing India by way of his experience in the international arena, having seen the many sides of India i.


He is the author of The Difficulty of Being Good: This is a great book to understand the political economy of post independent India till the onset of software revolution.

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India today is a vibrant free-market democracy and has begun to flex its muscles in the global information economy and on the world stage. The time when everyone was waiting to achieve the glorious heights that were promised and dreamed of during the struggle for independence. There is a parallel story, almost an gurdharan biography, of the author which talks of various ungound of the author during his life.

This has been clearly narrated by the author. Das has been instrumental in keeping the reader interested throughout book. My only complaint with the writing would be that the ideas and examples got gurchqran multiple times. In the unbonud section, Das describes the wave of reforms that ushered India and brought new hopes and aspirations to millions of people.

Gurucharan Das has told the story in first-person and as such has vastly limited the scope of the book. The Search for Prosperity. According to Das, the economic timeline of India went through a series of crest Though India achieved political independence init missed the liberalization bus of Asian Tigers and had to wait till to obtain some comparable economic independence.

Economic development is and will remain the core of the country’s progress!

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The vulnerabilities and lack-of-confidence were too big a factor and also a very possible danger of utter anarchy and failure of state.

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Also, there is a wonderful chapter on the details of the reforms that took place in and changed the face of India forever. Want to Read saving…. The author marks the declaration of ‘Emergency’ as the lowest point of Indian Polity.

A must read to catch up with post-independence Indian economy. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

It is available in seventeen languages and has been filmed by the BBC. It goes into the details of the faulty politics and broken economic policies instituted by Nehru and carried forward by Indira Gandhi and then her son.

Maintained by Centre for Civil Society. This was suggested to me by a friend when i shared my enthusiasm about reading India after gandhi and a work on Nehru by Walter Crocker. The author has very painstakingly collected anecdotes and several data points that make the book quite a delight to read.

Frustration of working in the era when Government did everything to stop private firms from working is visible. Oct 11, Hemant Joshi rated it really liked it.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Please try again later. The statistics and facts that are presented to support his reasoning are compelling. He has been proven right in saying that the software industry would recover form the dot com bust and forge ahead. The author has done a service for the younger generation in chronicling the almost insane difficulties posed by a misdirected sense of right on the part of the governments from