Title India Transformed
Subtitle 25 Years of Economic Reforms
Author Rakesh Mohan
ISBN 9780815736615
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Binding Hardbound
No of pages 680
Book size 153 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Brookings Institution Press
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In this commemorative volume, India’s top business leaders and economic luminaries come together to provide a balanced picture of the consequences of the country’s economic reforms, which were initiated in 1991. What were the reforms? What were they intended for? How have they affected the overall functioning of the economy?

With contributions from Mukesh Ambani, Narayana Murthy, Sunil Mittal, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Shivshankar Menon, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, T.N. Ninan, Sanjaya Baru, Naushad Forbes, Omkar Goswami and R. Gopalakrishnan, India Transformed delves deep into the life of an economically liberalized India through the eyes of the people who helped transform it.



Foreword by Strobe Talbott

Part I. Introduction

Chapter 1: The Road to the 1991 Industrial Policy Reforms and Beyond: A Personalized Narrative from the Trenches 
Rakesh Mohan

Part II. The Big Picture: Past, Present and Future

Chapter 2: India’s 1991 Reforms: A Retrospective Overview
Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Chapter 3: Remembering 1991 . . . and Before
Omkar Goswami

Chapter 4: The Political Economy of Reforms: The Art of the Possible
T.N. Ninan

Chapter 5: India’s Entry into the Global Economy
Martin Wolf

Chapter 6: Trade-policy Reform in India Since 1991
Harsha Vardhana Singh

Part III. Foreign and Security Policy for a Resurgent India

Chapter 7: Foreign Policy in the Wake of Economic Reforms: New Options and Friends
Shivshankar Menon

Chapter 8: Navigating the Post–Cold War Landscape: India’s Rise in a Contested Geopolitical Space
Shyam Saran

Chapter 9: Security and Sovereignty in an Open Economy: New Thinking after 1991
Sanjaya Baru

Part IV. Changing Contours of Indian Governance

Chapter 10: India’s Governance Challenges: Why Institutions Matter
Sarwar Lateef

Chapter 11: Changing Colours of Government–Business Relations
Tarun Das

Chapter 12: Union–State Relations and Reforms
Y. Venugopal Reddy

Chapter 13: Energizing the States
Laveesh Bhandari

Part V. The Parts of the Whole: Sectoral Developments

Chapter 14: 25 Years of Policy Tinkering in Agriculture
Ashok Gulati, Shweta Saini

Chapter 15: Indian Manufacturing Industry: On the Path to Global Leadership
Baba Kalyani

Chapter 16: Political Economy of Petroleum Sector Deregulation
Vikram Singh Mehta

Chapter 17: India Evolving: Infrastructure since 1991
Jessica Seddon, N.K. Singh

Chapter 18: Infrastructure: Hopefully a Renewed Opportunity for the Private Sector
Vinayak Chatterjee

Part VI. Human Development: Miles to Go

Chapter 19: Liberalization sans Liberalism: The Control Raj and the Perils of Ideology and Rents in Higher Education
Devesh Kapur

Chapter 20: Healthcare in India: A Fork in the Road
Nachiket Mor, Diva Dhar, Sandhya Venkateswaran

Part VII. The Financial Sector: An Opportunity for Innovation and Growth

Chapter 21: Reforms and the Transformation of the Monetary and Banking Sectors
C. Rangarajan

Chapter 22: Liberalizing Indian Capital Markets: Highly Successful Reforms and an Unfinished Agenda
Jaimini Bhagwati

Chapter 23: Institution-building in the Financial Sector: The HDFC Experience
Deepak Parekh

Part VIII. Indian Business: Launched on a New Trajectory

Chapter 24: Changes and Challenges: Corporate India since 1991
Omkar Goswami

Chapter 25: Animal Spirits : Stray Thoughts on the Nature of Entrepreneurship in India’s Business Families after Liberalization
Gita Piramal

Chapter 26: India’s National Innovation System: Transformed or Half-formed?
Naushad Forbes

Chapter 27: Consumer India’s Journey from Zero to Hero
Rama Bijapurkar

Chapter 28: Building a Global-scale Corporate in India
Mukesh D. Ambani

Chapter 29: Rise of the New Entrepreneurial Classes and the Emergence of a High-growth Economy
Sunil Bharti Mittal

Chapter 30: Liberalization and a Tale of Two Companies: Open the Cage and Let the Birds Fly
R. Gopalakrishnan

Chapter 31: 25 Years of Reforms that Led India’s Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry towards Global Leadership
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Chapter 32: The Impact of the 1991 Economic Reforms on Indian Businesses
Narayana Murthy




About the Editor:

Rakesh Mohan is a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India who was most recently an executive director at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. He is also a nonresident Senior Research Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Development, Stanford University, and a Distinguished Fellow at Brookings India.

Target Audience:

People interested in Global Economics.


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