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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A word of caution in case you gurchwran up the book- it is not an easy read and would take time to finish. The books is divided into three parts – Pre independence and Nehru Era, Nehru-Liberalization era and the post liberalization era. The post independence economic policy followed the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru is socialist in nature which gives all the control over the industry to the public sector.

He has exactly depicted what was the difference between working now and in his time. Instead stopping these things our bright administrators continued the policy with their heart. I wish some of the Sri Lankan policy makers and even some Daa Lankan newspaper editors take a look at the book.

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

India Unbound can best be described as the economic history of India. India has failed bigtime in building up the human quotient in terms of harnessing their abilities which would bring about the needed outcome. He weaves his personal story into the larger context of contemporary history: Jun 27, Pages Buy. He also glosses over some sincere efforts of the state and provides little data driven or expert-driven approach allowing readers to reach conclusions. He has Philosophy degree from Harvard and has immense knowledge of economic and foreign policies of India since independence.


Published April 9th by Gurccharan Books first published January 1st Before reading this book, i was completely unaware of gurchqran economic ground of my country on the world platform.

None of them raised gufcharan.

Now the country has realised that its all gurchxran the revolutionary ideas that will help the country to think out of the box rather following the outdated policies, Many private entepreneurs are on the move slowly but steadily building up India in a good way Gurcharan Das is a columnist for the Times of India and other newspapers, and is the author of three plays and a novel.

Also on the I have memories of Naipaulesque India: Time will only tell if we are on insia right track. So Aditya Birla expanded his business but not in India.

India Unbound | Gurcharan Das

Book communicates India’s continuing rise from poverty to prosperity and the clash of visions that different leaders offered post Independence era. India today is a vibrant free-market democracy, a nation well on its way to overcoming decades of widespread indka. Though unapologetic and critical, Das does acknowledges with numbers Second five year plan, Green revolution, White revolution and improvement in Indian savings and investments.

Gurucharan Das starts with the augmentation of the railways in Indiawhich was presumed to usher India into the industrial revolution.

India Unbound by Gurcharan Das | : Books

If Bombay respects women, Delhi looks on them as sex objects. So, I read the book a while back and although as a non-fiction book it ineia well written but as a history book it relatively disappoints. On the subtle art of dharma which interrogates the epic, Mahabharata.

From the Trade Paperback edition. 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.


I have memories of Naipaulesque India: It is also full of the kind of stories which make that fascinating country come alive for the reader. He is editing for Penguin a fifteen-volume series called The Story of Indian Business, of which ten have appeared.

That was insane but Bajaj did not have license to produce more scooters even though it could and even though there was demand.

Nehru and his planners did not trust Indian ras entrepreneurs, So they made the state the entrepreneur. The author marks the declaration of ‘Emergency’ as the lowest point of Indian Polity.

Of course you have to read Ramchandra Guha’s: The effects of the economy and the policies are well illustrated by Das with examples from his corporate life, building the market for a world renowned company in india.

It is an elephant that has begun to lumber and move ahead. And how the social, cultural precepts and the post-scripts of the times influenced the structure and the direction of the economy. Ondia helps you keep track of books you want to read. You don’t have to be a student of economics to understand the simple concepts and facts stated in the book!

Is it good or bad for India. The part where he describes how PVNR brought about liberalization is very interesting though. View all 18 comments. About the Author “Gurcharan Das is an author, commentator and thought leader.