The Indian Economy

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In this lively, opinionated, and informative piece of writing, Dr. S.K. Ray applies his characteristic and accessible style to all vital sectors of the Indian economy to present a compact, well-researched, comprehensive, and up-to-date treatise on the subject. He has consistently marshalled facts and figures and brought them to bear on todays problems of economic developments and their management. The book covers an extensive portfolio of absorbing topics, all in their varied aspects and manifestations. Written with clarity, this book is a unique attempt to analyze, in considerable depth, various facets of socioeconomic growth such as natural resources, population, agriculture, industry, transport and energy. Besides, the issues like economic planning, land and tenancy reforms, economic reforms, inflation, banking structure, international trade and finance, labour policy, industrial monetary system, science and technology, and the atrophies ailing the economy have also been probed. In a nutshell the book skilfully interprets the economy of todays India to identify her role not only in the development of its own economy but also in relation to the rest of the world. It also identifies the issues, problems and programmes required for the formulation of a strategy for economic growth. The book, a refreshing and significant contribution to Indian economic thinking, will also serve as a valuable textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Commerce and Economics. In addition, it can be of immense help to students appearing in civil services and allied examinations. This brilliant exposition of the Indian economy will also be useful as an important source of reference for scholars, faculty members, administrators, and policymakeTable of ContentsForeword. Preface. Acknowledgements. SECTION 1: BACKDROP1. India: The Economic Dimension. 2. Emergence of Indian Economic Thinking. 3. Natural Resources. 4. Earth and Water. SECTION 2: POPULATION5. The Teeming Billion. SECTION 3: AGRICULTURE6. Agriculture: Overview and Productivity. 7. Hunger and Food. 8. Green Revolution: How Green. 9. Planning for an Evergreen Revolution. SECTION 4: LAND REFORMS AND RURAL ECONOMY10. Land and Tenancy Reforms. 11. Rural Indebtedness, Rural Credit and Gramin Banks. SECTION 5: TRANSPORTATION12. Transport Planning and Coordination. SECTION 6: ECONOMIC PLANNING13. Economic Planning: A Strategy for Growth. 14. From First to Ninth Five-Year Plans. 15. Tenth Five-Year Plan. 16. Planning Experience in Developing Countries Like India. SECTION 7: INDUSTRIAL POLICY17. Monopoly, Managing Agency, Multinationals and Nationalization. 18. Industrial Policy and Economic Reforms. 19. Labour Force, Labour Policy and Trade Unions. SECTION 8: INDUSTRIAL SECTORS20. The Public Sector: Emergence and Evolution. 21. Disinvestment in Public Sector. 22. The Sprawling Private Sector. 23. The Embryonic Joint Sector. SECTION 9: INDUSTRY24. Major Manufacturing Industries. 25. Coal and Other Minerals, Oil and Energy. 26. Small Enterprises Sector. SECTION 10: INDUSTRIAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENT27. Industrial and Institutional Finance. 28. Investment Planning. SECTION 11: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY29. Transport and Technology. 30. Science and Technology for Industrial Development. 31. The Great Indian Information Highway. 32. Investment in R&D on Science and Technology. SECTION 12: CURRENCY, EXCHANGE AND BANKING33. Currency and Exchange. 34. The Reserve Bank of India. 35. Commercial Banking. SECTION 13: PUBLIC FINANCE36. Public Finance and Public Debt. SECTION 14: INFLATION37. Inflation, Price Spiral and India. SECTION 15: INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE38. Foreign Trade and Balance of Payments. 39. Foreign Debt and International Finance. SECTION 16: INDIA AND THE WORLD40. IMF, The World Bank and Affiliates, and ADB. 41. India, European Union, ASEAN and SAARC. 42. Outsourcing and India. SECTION 17: ATROPHY43. The Indian Black Market. 44. The Parallel Economy and Cyber Crimes. 45. Corruption in the Economy. Bibliography. Index.

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In this lively, opinionated, and informative piece of writing, Dr. S.K. Ray applies his characteristic and accessible style to all vital sectors of the Indian economy to present a compact, well-researched, comprehensive, and up-to-date treatise on the subject. He has consistently marshalled facts and figures and brought them to bear on todays problems of economic developments and their management. The book covers an extensive portfolio of absorbing topics, all in their varied aspects and manifestations. Written with clarity, this book is a unique attempt to analyze, in considerable depth, various facets of socioeconomic growth such as natural resources, population, agriculture, industry, transport and energy. Besides, the issues like economic planning, land and tenancy reforms, economic reforms, inflation, banking structure, international trade and finance, labour policy, industrial monetary system, science and technology, and the atrophies ailing the economy have also been probed. In a nutshell the book skilfully interprets the economy of todays India to identify her role not only in the development of its own economy but also in relation to the rest of the world. It also identifies the issues, problems and programmes required for the formulation of a strategy for economic growth. The book, a refreshing and significant contribution to Indian economic thinking, will also serve as a valuable textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Commerce and Economics. In addition, it can be of immense help to students appearing in civil services and allied examinations. This brilliant exposition of the Indian economy will also be useful as an important source of reference for scholars, faculty members, administrators, and policymakeTable of ContentsForeword. Preface. Acknowledgements. SECTION 1: BACKDROP1. India: The Economic Dimension. 2. Emergence of Indian Economic Thinking. 3. Natural Resources. 4. Earth and Water. SECTION 2: POPULATION5. The Teeming Billion. SECTION 3: AGRICULTURE6. Agriculture: Overview and Productivity. 7. Hunger and Food. 8. Green Revolution: How Green. 9. Planning for an Evergreen Revolution. SECTION 4: LAND REFORMS AND RURAL ECONOMY10. Land and Tenancy Reforms. 11. Rural Indebtedness, Rural Credit and Gramin Banks. SECTION 5: TRANSPORTATION12. Transport Planning and Coordination. SECTION 6: ECONOMIC PLANNING13. Economic Planning: A Strategy for Growth. 14. From First to Ninth Five-Year Plans. 15. Tenth Five-Year Plan. 16. Planning Experience in Developing Countries Like India. SECTION 7: INDUSTRIAL POLICY17. Monopoly, Managing Agency, Multinationals and Nationalization. 18. Industrial Policy and Economic Reforms. 19. Labour Force, Labour Policy and Trade Unions. SECTION 8: INDUSTRIAL SECTORS20. The Public Sector: Emergence and Evolution. 21. Disinvestment in Public Sector. 22. The Sprawling Private Sector. 23. The Embryonic Joint Sector. SECTION 9: INDUSTRY24. Major Manufacturing Industries. 25. Coal and Other Minerals, Oil and Energy. 26. Small Enterprises Sector. SECTION 10: INDUSTRIAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENT27. Industrial and Institutional Finance. 28. Investment Planning. SECTION 11: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY29. Transport and Technology. 30. Science and Technology for Industrial Development. 31. The Great Indian Information Highway. 32. Investment in R&D on Science and Technology. SECTION 12: CURRENCY, EXCHANGE AND BANKING33. Currency and Exchange. 34. The Reserve Bank of India. 35. Commercial Banking. SECTION 13: PUBLIC FINANCE36. Public Finance and Public Debt. SECTION 14: INFLATION37. Inflation, Price Spiral and India. SECTION 15: INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE38. Foreign Trade and Balance of Payments. 39. Foreign Debt and International Finance. SECTION 16: INDIA AND THE WORLD40. IMF, The World Bank and Affiliates, and ADB. 41. India, European Union, ASEAN and SAARC. 42. Outsourcing and India. SECTION 17: ATROPHY43. The Indian Black Market. 44. The Parallel Economy and Cyber Crimes. 45. Corruption in the Economy. Bibliography. Index.
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