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According to him the Liberal revolutionopening up to new foreign trade and investment and boom in Information technology is the key that should be put in level for the country to go ahead.

Gurucharan Das author of this book is very intelligent man. Apr 09, Pages Buy.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This particular chapter has many such conceptual mistakes. As I’ve told many, many people since I first read the book – I first discovered Government and Policy with India Unbound, a few months before I joined college.

Frustration of working in the era when Government did everything to stop private firms from working is visible. The last few chapters seemed a bit like a drag but overall, the book is very good and a must read. Before reading this book, i was completely unaware of the economic ground of my country on the world platform. He takes a very personal approach citing examples he himself has experienced, conversations he had, and the situations he had to face as a manager and a businessman.


And yes, the stories of different personalities and also his own experiences were lucidly written, and were very interesting to read. Here’s my review from my blog. The juxtaposition to Japan for instance is indicated in this book and worthy of reflection.

Because of the population and availability of the cheap labor, India lagged behind in technology and innovations. He became legendary businessman but could not contribute to the Indian industry lot because he was not allowed to do so. The book portrays “market” as though Well written, but biased arguments in favour of capitalism, understandably because of the author’s background.

I wish some of the Sri Gurchxran policy makers and even some Sri Lankan newspaper editors take a look at the book. Pages to import images to Wikidata.

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This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat The basic drawback of this book is that the hypothesis and conclusion drawn by the author is completely one sided.

This historic inversion has made all the difference, and it goes a gurcgaran way towards explaining these two noisy democracies.

In this regard, I think the book stands as unique. Small entrepreneurs, industrialist like Ambani who rose in the license era are hailed as true heroes as they managed to uplift the spirit of enterprise.

Indiz remote efforts for liberalization by Desai, Rajaji and Rajiv-Pitroda are also accounted with romantic reverence. Read it Forward Read it first. The book cites an irony when it states that the ‘ Garibi Hatao ‘ policies followed by Mrs. Jun 16, Vignesh CV rated it really liked it Shelves: Passages from this book should be part of school curriculum.


And they both were in full favour of local make over foreign. Jun 27, Pages. This is a great book to understand the political economy of post independent India till the onset of software revolution.

But Das makes it a point to point out the fall in motivation among the politicians to carry forward the reforms at the pace of Instead of creating jobs it in reality decreased the job opportunities. 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.

India Unbound

It opened the economy to foreign investment and trade, dismantled import controls, dropped tax rates and broke public sector monopolies. In his book he also explained the psychology of the Indians.

Apart from my own, there are two nations that have always captured my imagination – one is the United States and the other is India. This is where Das starts to actually breathe in the book, like he was personally strangulated by Fabian socialism and license raj till then. Author brilliantly explained this phenomenon and shared his views on how India could become major part of knowledge revolution, which we’re already seeing.