Jan 29, Nithin rated it really liked it. Safe and Secure Payments. I learned quite a bit from this book, as someone outside India and the Indian community, and thoroughly enjoyed Nilekani's writing. The book has very well illustrated the ups and downs of the Indian economy along with the reasons.
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However the great discovery is that Modi has implemented every single idea that Nandan has mentioned in this book. Expect few details nilfkani how Infosys needed permission from Govt, book is very disappointing. As India's problems are creation of socialist ideas and Nehruvian Idea of India, Author as a Congress Party member can't criticize or immagining a solution without criticizing Socialist ideas. My addition to the book is that this indix what we have accepted as a nation and what our biggest support of upholding our democracy is.
The anecdotes about India's reluctance to accept technology are delectable. The author has faith in the power of democracy to overthrow underperforming governments time and again and an increase in awareness in recent times that investment in infrastructure and transparency in governance are more important than sops and subsidies. It was a treasure trove of insight into the way our country has developed, and with it, how the IT boom has happened.
Great Visionary and hope India becomes as he have dreamt. Biggest among its agenda--and the one that I wager will generate the most debate--is Nilekani's own version of what I'd call a modern combination of neoliberalism and neoprogressivism that seems to be gaining ground. On the contrary the book held my interest till the last page. It is expected that, inthe average age of an Indian will be 29 years, compared to 37 for China and 48 for Japan; and, byIndia's dependency ratio should be just over 0.
Nandan Nilekani's book Imagining India encompasses the central ideas that shaped modern India, which have contributed to the country's progress, as well as those ideas that stifled its growth. Heavy loaded with ideas and implementation by him. So indis is where Rahul Gandhi gets his ammunition of "India is an idea. The new recognition of the importance nzndan people has gone hand in hand nandam an embrace of a bottom-up idea of change.
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After several weeks, I'm throwing in the towel. Learn how your comment data is processed. I also agree with him that India will ultimately overtake China.
We have developed sanctity of democracy amongst our various factions. As soon as you finish the book, you will realize that Nandan almost met entire Intellectual base in India,who were part of India's growth story. In the first part of this book the author depicts how an entire country changed its mind on core beliefs. Good News At pages, you expect the book to be grounded in research.
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Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation by Nandan Nilekani
Yes, the author talks about ideas but not The fact that someone could capture the journey of the worlds largest democracy in form of ideas would have been unbelievable had this book not been written. Positive attitude towards globalization From nlekani initial fear of globalization leading to colonialism to globalization which provides more opportunities, improves the standard of living and eliminates poverty Ideas that are in progress People are already aware of these and completing them is now a matter nzndan time.
Nandan's Imagining India is one of the best book, explaining post independence Indian growth. This book, however, is no primer on business strategy or economic policy. It makes you think too much to be read in one go.
He was quite silent when I told him that that all the development done by the British was what served them in ruling India as a colonial power. Bad News Abraham Maslow, of the Maslow's Pyramid fame, said "If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
Imagining India: Ideas for a New Century by Nandan Nilekani: review
A reformed country in variety of aspects especially in education and job creations, among many others; health care, social security, environment, energy etc, would invariably benefit the country a great deal. He reveals the irony of ironies, where in recent times the high cast communities are demanding that they be classified downwards to reap the benefits of reservation.
The mistake Brazil did was that it never created enough jobs for its young people, thereby making them waste their youthful energy doing nothing productive. Safe and Secure Payments. Jan 29, Nithin rated it really liked it.
You could take months and years and may be your entire life nanndan read and learn from it and still have something left.