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Learning about India’s transformation

This is a selection of resources on learning about India’s transformation available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.

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Globalizing India: How global rules and markets are shaping India’s rise to power

India has rapidly become a player on the global economic stage since its economy was opened in 1990. Globalizing India focuses on the second-generation reforms of the late 1990s to explore factors that have facilitated this rapid change.

All rights reserved, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

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Banking reforms in India: Consolidation, restructuring and performance

This title captures the historical evaluation of banking reforms and structural changes in India over the last 25 years. It looks at a number of topics, such as the sector’s restructuring and consolidation, competition and concentration as well as profitability.

All rights reserved, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

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India: Priorities for the future

In the last four decades, India’s economy has transitioned from a strictly regulated, slow-growth state enterprise to one of the fastest growing economies in the world. India: Priorities for the future provides an analysis of this transition as well as suggestions on six critical issues that can be implemented for the nation to become one of the fastest-growing global powers.

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ASEAN, PRC, and India: The great transformation

This book traces the prospects and challenges of growth and transformation of Asia’s rapidly emerging economies – ASEAN, China and India – up to 2030. It also discusses how the links between these economies may shape regional and global competition as well as cooperation.

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The Outsourcer: The story of India’s IT revolution – History of Computing

Learn more about the transformation of India’s information technology industry since the foundation of its IT revolution before Independence to its spectacular growth today.

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Recasting India: How entrepreneurship is revolutionizing the world’s largest democracy

The explosion of local businesses across India is drastically changing the country’s politics, upending the caste system and creating a “middle India” full of unprecedented opportunities. Read more on how ordinary, enterprising Indians are redefining the world’s largest democracy.

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Flashback: 25 years of economic reforms in India

Learn more about how India’s economic reforms of 1991 has changed the country in the last 25 years. In this video, journalists and editors from The Hindu BusinessLine share details of the transformation in their respective areas of coverage.

Source: The Hindu BusinessLine

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How India is moving toward a digital-first economy

Find out more about India’s digital transformation from demonetisation to the implementation of a single Goods and Service Tax (GST) as well as the launch of its UID (Unique Identification) system, known as Aadhaar, among others.

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