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Many businesspeople believe that India’s national economy will be a dominant international force in the future. India’s vast resources, untapped human capital and enterprising businesses cast it firmly in the role of global economic powerhouse. Nandan Nilekani, co-founder and co-chairman of Infosys, the corporate services giant, offers an insider’s view of his home country’s remarkable progress and ever-present challenges. He pulls no punches in detailing India’s problems, ranging from political to cultural to economic matters, but in so doing, he paints a revealing portrait of a nation slowly coming to grips with myriad issues. This substantial book is detailed, sometimes too much so for the casual reader, but its wealth of insight and information make reading it a worthwhile endeavor. getAbstract recommends Nilekani’s honest assessment of India – past, present and future.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How India’s rapid growth exposed its internal problems,
  • Why India’s past still intrudes on its future and
  • How India’s economic prospects have galvanized its people to tackle complex existing challenges.
 

About the Author

Nandan Nilekani is co-founder and co-chairman of Infosys Technologies Limited.

 

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Great Technology, Bad Roads
India presents the outsider with a complicated and often contradictory face: Some of its most modern office complexes are difficult to reach because of unpaved, jammed roads; its democratic society tolerates one of Asia’s largest slums; its large numbers of ...

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