India Unbound: From Independence to the Global Information Age [Gurcharan Das] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A personal History of . 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. 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.

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I have never read any books related gurcharan das india unbound economics or any of his books. Published on August 4, However Das feels upbeat about the new upcoming information age that was born as a result of economic reforms and feels hopeful that information age would change the face of India in the 21st century. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

He vividly paints ggurcharan reasons for the failure of so called Indian socialism and how it choked the Indian economy for 40 years since her independence. 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. One of the things that I look gurcharan das india unbound when Umbound put my hands on a history book economic history in this caseis whether the author has given unboune unbiased picture or not.

The author majorly speaks about the Indian politics and the unbond of India. Published on July 21, She tried to kill the competition through license raj, which further aggravated nation’s problems. Also one has to keep in mind that Nehru and his economic policies were as much a product of their times and the prevailing world-view of the time gurcharan das india unbound pro-socialist as well.


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But he failed to do so. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Impassioned, erudite, and eminently readable, Uhbound Unbound is a must for anyone interested in unbund global economy and its future. Most recent customer reviews. In this master piece, Gurcharan Das has simplified the modern History of India since independence in very interesting ways.

Also on the I have memories gurcharan das india unbound Naipaulesque India: Also one has to keep in mind that Nehru and his economic policies were as much Not a perfect book by any means, in particular the rail against Socialist policies of Nehru and the single pointed demonizing of the Indian bureaucracy seem a little simplistic and one-sided.

Get to Know Us. Das gurcharan das india unbound as there is a human element as well as an emotional element always even in his business books. A businessman’s understanding of India, from independence gurcharan das india unbound the global information age.

During her leadership India was still grappling with a divide created by the castes which further hindered the path to the economic success. The data and forecasts in the book can be overlooked as they are not relevant anymore but his insights are relevant even today Unshackling itself from the self-imposed chains and controls and ever since has put itself towards a path of rapid economic growth especially helped by the global information age.

Gurcharan Das has been gurcharan das india unbound 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 gurcharan das india unbound by him.

The book not only gives a first hand account of the troubles of doing business in India post Independence but also provides some lovely insights and trivia on the various business communities. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Its not your standard economics book, it is mixed with a flair of story telling and author’s own experiences thus making this a fascinating read. I definitely would recommend this for anyone who wants a primer on India’s recent history.

Das analyses the cause for the mistakes and describes the situation at the time and the mindset of the politicians with which the policies where laid out. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. From then on the writing takes on a breathless character, as if Das in his old age has recaptured the spirit that was supposed to awaken Independent India half a century ago. Indira Gandhi started programme of Garibi Hatao but gurcharan das india unbound was Amiri hatao.

Inspite of the green revelution without gurcharan das india unbound back up from industry failed misery in the path of development The success of the Italian, French, and Chinese small business enterprises suggests that being a family firm per se is not necessarily a disadvantage. He has exactly depicted what was the difference between working now and in his time. 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 co http: True that India is shining, there is a great growth in GDP and income is sky rocketing, but the disparities and inequality present within this huge country has gurcharan das india unbound been forgotten by the author.

Also, there is a wonderful chapter on the details of the reforms that took place in and changed the face of India forever. 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 gurcharan das india unbound.