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. A visionary look at the evolution and future of India In this momentous book, Nandan Nilekani traces the central ideas that shaped India’s past and. 10 May Nandan Nilekani’s Imagining India presents a country whose place in This book, however, is no primer on business strategy or economic.

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Following his associations as a bureaucrat in India, he talks about various factions and ideas he has come across. It is one of those books that are to be digested. Please try again later.

The ideas that have already arrived, ideas in progress, ideas widely deba 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 imaginung its growth. Penguin India; 9 edition 12 January Language: Imagining India offers a visionary outlook about India and its burgeoning future through the eyes of its author Nandan Nilekani, who is an accomplished business leader.

Good News At pages, you expect the book to be grounded in research. Was he trying to expand on the idea of Friedman or did he sense a skewed image of India building up in global arena as an outsourcing hub.

Book Summary: Imagining India by Nandan Nilekani

Major reforms in the early Nineties opened up the markets, reduced state influence and encouraged change from below. Prefer to everyone to buy this.

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. Jun 10, Vadassery Rakesh rated it jandan liked it.


There are many difficult issues over which Nilekani skates. A point which India has to improve upon before sending our man to the moon, along with the other parameters like malnourishment and the skewed sex ratio.

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. Great Visionary and hope India becomes as he have dreamt.

The anecdotes about India’s reluctance to accept technology are delectable. India is confronting the West in more ways than one. India is a thought” from. Add to the executive branch compromising of IAS of Author goes on and on about India’s problems but offers little solution. Somewhere along the line, things get muddled and fuzzy. I will recommend this book to each and everyone who dream about a better India and want to make some efforts in achieving the goal. The twin problems have to be handled simultaneously.

Nandan Nilekani returns as good cop but co is now a town that needs a tough makeover — News Paper. Detailed notes for reference and timeline of key events at the end of the book are resourceful. Sep 08, P Suhas rated it really liked it.

It is also the second book on India after “The World is Flat” by Friedman to be a part of the shortlist. Would have been relevant in ! And the development of IT industry in late 80’s. Trivia About Imagining India: A must for anyone interested in contemporary India. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

The result is a country that, while managing incredible economic growth, has also begun to fully A visionary look at the evolution and future of India by a preeminent business leader India’s recent economic boom—similar in scope to that of the United States during the early s or Europe’s during the s—has triggered tremendous social, political, and cultural change.


Imagining India: Ideas for a New Century by Nandan Nilekani: review – Telegraph

He talks about each idea and emphasizes its story of how much we have worked towards and what is still yet to be done. The shift in sentiments on ‘electronification’ from mistrust and hostility to trust and hospitality.

It is a well researched and beautifully chronicled book on what went right and what went wrong in India and the way ahead. Further the author points out some issue which are still hidden and yet to come in the picture. A Vision for the New Millennium.

Exhaustive in undia all the important aspects of the nation from a policy maker’s perspective – health, education, political scenario, employment, the environment – the book presents a candid picture of the state of affairs in nadnan country. Flipkart delivery system is degrading day by day. Nilekani brings about the right balance between India’s economic aspirations and its social commitments. It is too rigid. A Better India by N. Unlike India Unboundthis book focuses primarily on post-independent India and takes a more pragmatic approach towards understanding problems of contemporary India.

He talks of problems but not without pinpointing the causes and discussing the solutions.