Imagining India by Nandan Nilekani
The Idea of a Renewed Nation

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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 present and asks the key question of the future: How will India as a global power avoid the mistakes of earlier development models? As a co-founder of Infosys, a global leader in information technology, Nilekani has actively participated in the company's rise during the past twenty-seven years. In Imagining India, he uses his global experience and understanding to discuss the future of India and its role as a global citizen and emerging economic giant. Nilekani engages with India's particular obstacles and opportunities, charting a new way forward for the young nation.

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NANDAN NILEKANI was listed as one of the one hundred most influential people in the world by Time in 2006 and 2009 and was named Forbes's “Businessman of the Year” for Asia in 2006. He lives in Bangalore, India. THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN is a world-renowned journalist and author of, most recently, Hot, Flat, and Crowded.
Published February 20, 2009 by Penguin Books. 540 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Travel, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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The co-founder and co-chairman of Infosys, one of India's leading computer companies, passionately expounds his position on the nation's developmental issues and possible policy solutions.

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The premise of this suave and unabashedly free market overview of the New India—the rising economic powerhouse—is that ideas lead economic and social policy rather than the other way ar

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Asked to vet a shortlist of global Indians, Nandan Nilekani helped pick authors Salman Rushdie and Arvand Adiga, Dev Patel, the actor in the newly released film Slumdog Millionaire, Swraj Paul, the deputy speaker in the UK's House of Lords and Sanjay Gupta, the Obama administration's choice as he...

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India is confronting the West in .

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The challenges must be resolved before India can rise to a new level of prosperity, yet within India, there is resistance.

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