This book provides a succinct non-technical exposition of India's economic performance and policies. It is intended to help students who are trying to sift the vast literature with a view to gaining an understanding of India's economic problems and obtaining a perspective on the policy debates.

chapter 1|14 pages


chapter 2|24 pages

The Teeming Millions and their Livelihood

chapter 3|14 pages

Growth Performance

chapter 5|32 pages

The Agricultural Sector

chapter 6|34 pages

The Manufacturing Sector

chapter 7|23 pages

Private Foreign Investment and Technology

chapter 8|15 pages

Foreign Aid in India's Development Process

chapter 9|20 pages

Foreign Trade

chapter 10|7 pages

Summing Up