Author: S S Mehta
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817662022x
An essential reading for every thinking Indian and knowledgeable outsider interested in an economically and strategically significant country.
In this book, author observes that India has not achieved even a fraction of its enormous economic potential in the fifty years after its independence. With the hand of a surgeon, he dissects the shortcomings of present day India and proposes remedies with a remarkably keen eye on the immediate and the distant future.
While not pretending to provide solutions to all its micro problems, he suggests a series of economic, political, administrative, foreign policy and military reforms, which if implemented in totality, will help launch India into the twenty first century and enable it to move from its present status of a tortoise to that of an Asian tiger.