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As you would expect from any pro-liberalization person, the author has preached open markets and free trade, but the drawbacks of this has not been dealt with, particularly because the author has never experienced that side of the story owing to his background and professional life.

India Unbound is mainly about the transformation of India from birth of the writer in to He feels that government is actually hampering the growth of the country in the name of bringing about development dxs new policies that never see the light of execution…He has given a personal account in chapter one where his grandfather feels, had India been under British raj there would have been more progress to the country.

But in that ambitious effort, I found him to be doing more of a personal unbounding than that of India as a whole. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The thesis of the book can be summarized unboun follows: Aug 19, Iamthird rated it liked it.

Though India achieved political independence init missed the liberalization bus of Asian Tigers and had to wait till to obtain some comparable economic independence.

Gurucharan Das has told the story in first-person and as such has vastly limited the scope of the book. Pages with related products. Funny enough, it goes well with the later narrative of IT success, which could be and somehow is the flagship product of country.


The liberalisatio of 91, its effects and the progress made in further liberalising the economy till are listed. Indian generations were betrayed by its rulers by advocation of wrong methods of development thereby ruining its future prospects. In fact, he compares it with the responses of neighbouring Asian Tigers Taiwan, Korea, Singapore etc.

Books by Gurcharan Das. This book opened a whole new world to me. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The latter is now just a cesspool of communist decay.

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 Its a pleasure reading uhbound book India today is a vibrant free-market democracy, a nation well on its way to overcoming decades bh widespread poverty.

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Overall, a must read to understand and appreciate the economic evolution of our country. I found this nonchalant stance, off putting and suggestive of fictitious embellishments, as opposed to the more sincere personal takes I adored at the start.

So Aditya Birla expanded his business but not in India.

Its one of the best book that somebody wrote about economy in India. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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

A very informative and gives a heads up on varied topics related to economics. Looking for More Great Reads? 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. But I still doubt that though. He gives practical and logical strategies for the development. It is just a casual read book still invokes interest in social sciences and creates curiosity to know India’s journey so far.

A patently absurd Freudian explanation that even the author seemed to know as just playing for the stands.


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Is it good or bad for India. The cliche “India shining” Is true for a certain small percentage of population, and this book is very good for understanding the changes that are taking place within that narrow section of the society. Anchor; Reprint edition April 9, Language: Apart from my own, there are two nations that have always captured my imagination – one is the United States and the other is India. He gives example of war between Puru and Alexander. Write a customer review. Finally, it can inspire a young generation of Indians who have not read about the historic journey their land has experienced in the last 50 years, post colonialism.

It is an elephant that has begun to lumber and move ahead. In the last section, Das describes the wave of reforms that ushered India and brought new hopes and aspirations to millions of people.

India Unbound

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. Re-read India Unbound after 8 years. And how the social, cultural precepts and the post-scripts of the times influenced the structure and the direction of the economy.

He also mentions experience of his studies in US which is also quite interesting. The book is lively to read. Amazon Inspire Gurcnaran Educational Resources.

And they both were in full favour of local make over foreign. Jun 16, Vignesh CV rated it really liked it Shelves: He has written the book unboubd 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.