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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For a nation to be great, there requires its development on all three fronts “India will never be a tiger. Aug 13, Richa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Published April 9th by Anchor Books first published January 1st The Difficulty of Being Good.

Not as relevant now. Here’s my review from my blog. Another uncomforting detail, or absence of detail, was the lack of demographic analysis, for India is very different in parts and any homogeneous analysis without considering the heterogeneity poses threats of absurd results.

Dec 11, Danish Zahoor rated it liked gurchaean. His latest book, India Grows at Night: Jun 27, Pages Buy. Das tells the stories of the major players in a period of rapid and profound change—from early days of Independence to the current software impresarios—and makes comprehensible and compelling the economic and political developments responsible for these changes.

Nov 19, Shrinivas Devshatwar rated it it was amazing. It will help us unbouns understand the root of poverty and that no amount of subsidies or loan waivers can eliminate it. I feel differently about the book now. Throughout the book,the reforms of are stressed on a lot and the book can be divided into before and after What was an eye opener was: He has written the book in an autobiographical style, reflecting upon the policies of the government like a common man might feel when he reads about the policy by the leaders.


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

India Unbound excels when Das describes his and other industrialists’ maddening experiences under the so-called License Raj, when any product launch or expansion needed state approval It is a rant against the mixed economy model adopted by the Indian state jnbound the time of Indep India Unbound can best be described as the economic history of India. But once I started to read the book, I was so impressed by the way Das explained the economics of India in rather simple words.

Lack of succession planning has given us an unruly, autocratic PM, ironically his idnia and has set us back for couple of decades more. Gurucharan Das author of this book is very intelligent man. To be more modest, ecomnomic news and commerce were really the boring topics for me but but but Many of the caricatures are flimsy, and many of the generalisations perpetuate weak stereotypes.

By denying foreign investments India has deprived itself from the benefits cutting edge unbounf and world class competition.

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Das shows how India’s policies after condemned the nation to a hobbled economy untilwhen the government instituted sweeping reforms that paved the way for extraordinary growth. Time will only tell if we are on the right track. Nov 10, Akhil Parekh rated it really liked it. He also explains very interesting economy of India since 19th century.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Defining and exploring the new mindset of the nation, India Unbound is the perfect introduction to contemporary India.

Please try again later. This elegant essay has something for everyone. Gurcharan Das examines the highs and lows of independent India through the prism of history, his own experiences and those of numerous others he met.


Add 3 Items to Cart. In that aspect the book is been able to built the intimacy with the reader. Apr 09, Pages. None of them saw our Public Enterprises were not making profit but unbbound a unnecessary load to the Government.

Birla family helped Gandhi and Nehru financially in the independence movement but late they were prosecuted in the parliment because it was perceived as profit making and labour exploiting corporation. Then somewhere towards the end, Ujbound gives up the pretense of telling his own story and plunges into a reflective and more clear-headed assessment of present day India, no longer overshadowed by the perceived failures of the past.

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India Unbound

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 sweeping economic history of India from independence to the new millennium. Jun 16, Vignesh CV rated it really liked it Shelves: This narrative account has so much infectious energy, it spills over you. From being a depressing saga, the book suddenly leapt into the sunlight of such intense optimism and sudden lack of generalizations.

Overall, a must read to understand and appreciate the economic evolution infia our country. In his book he also explained the psychology of the Indians. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.