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Imagining India : ideas for the new century / Nandan Nilekani.

By: Nilekani, Nandan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HN683.5 .N55 2008Publication: New Delhi : Allen Lane, 2008Description: 531 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780670081967 (hbk.).Subject(s): Social change -- India | India -- Economic conditions -- 1991- | India -- Civilization -- 21st century
Contents:
pt. 1. India reimagined -- Ideas that have arrived -- India, by its people -- From rejection to open arms: the entrepreneur in India -- The phoenix tongue: the rise, fall and rise of English -- From maneaters to enablers -- Home and the world: our changing seasons -- The deepening of our democracy -- A restless country -- pt. 2. All aboard -- Ideas in progress -- S is for schools: the challenges in India's classrooms -- Our changing faces: India in the city -- The long roads home -- Erasing lines: our emerging single market -- Moving deadlines -- pt. 3. Fighting words -- Ideas in battle -- The sound and the fury: our biggest fights -- Jostling for jobs -- Institutions of sand: our universities -- A fine balance -- pt. 4. Closer than they appear -- Idweas to anticipate -- ICT in India: from Bangalore one to country one -- Changing epidemics: from hunger to heart disease -- Our social insecurities: the missing demographic -- The forest for the trees: India's environment challenge -- Power plays: in search of our energy solutions -- The network effect -- Conclusion: the awakened country.
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Book Book Pridi Banomyong Library
India Corner
India Collection HN683.5 .N55 2008 (See Similar Items) Available 31379015708697
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-501) and index.

pt. 1. India reimagined -- Ideas that have arrived -- India, by its people -- From rejection to open arms: the entrepreneur in India -- The phoenix tongue: the rise, fall and rise of English -- From maneaters to enablers -- Home and the world: our changing seasons -- The deepening of our democracy -- A restless country -- pt. 2. All aboard -- Ideas in progress -- S is for schools: the challenges in India's classrooms -- Our changing faces: India in the city -- The long roads home -- Erasing lines: our emerging single market -- Moving deadlines -- pt. 3. Fighting words -- Ideas in battle -- The sound and the fury: our biggest fights -- Jostling for jobs -- Institutions of sand: our universities -- A fine balance -- pt. 4. Closer than they appear -- Idweas to anticipate -- ICT in India: from Bangalore one to country one -- Changing epidemics: from hunger to heart disease -- Our social insecurities: the missing demographic -- The forest for the trees: India's environment challenge -- Power plays: in search of our energy solutions -- The network effect -- Conclusion: the awakened country.

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