3rd Edition: 2008-09
India’s Economic Developments Since 1947
The volume has been designed
primarily to meet the requirements of the restructured course on Indian
economy for B.A. (Hons.) students of economics of the University of Delhi.
The present volume has been
designed primarily to meet the requirements of the restructured course on
Indian economy for B.A. (Hons.) students of economics of the University of
Although the content of the
book follows essentially the B.A. (Hons.) course content of Indian economy
(paper no. 07), the coverage is sufficiently broad as well as rigorous to
meet the requirements of undergraduate/graduate students in various
universities across India while also serving the students of competitive
The book is organised into four
covers the major features of Indian Economy since Independence.
Growth, Development and Structural Change, discusses the growth and
development experience with reference to changes in policy regimes and
goals of development.
deals with issues in Indian economic policy with regard to population and
human resource development; growth, unemployment and poverty;
macroeconomic stabilisation: trade, fiscal and monetary policy;
agriculture, industry, services and trade.
looks at India's development prospects.
The book is essentially, a
collection of select articles by eminent economists and experts. These
highly recommended original readings are well supported by comprehensive
‘editorial notes’ by Uma Kapila.
In addition to being a
textbook, this volume also serves as an ideal gateway for any interested
reader to explore, in a most authentic manner, various aspects relating to
India’s economic development since 1947.