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Can India Become a Developed Country?

Can India Become a Developed Country?

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APJ Abdul Kalam
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YS Rajan
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A developed India by 2020, or even earlier, is not a dream.’
What is it that makes a country ‘developed’? Is it the wealth of the nation? The prosperity of its people? Its standing in the international forum?
Economic indicators, although important, only provide a part of the picture. For instance, per capita income can indicate wealth in the hands of people, but everyone doesn’t have the same amount of money.
India’s core strengths are derived from its resources: national and human. It is by optimizing these to the fullest that we can really set out on the path to development. But where does one begin? What does one pay attention to first?
Can India Become a Developed Country? by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Y.S. Rajan takes a look at some of the fundamental questions we must ask as a populace to truly see India take its rightful place on the global map.

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Published: Nov/2018

Length : 24 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Can India Become a Developed Country?

(Penguin Petit)

APJ Abdul Kalam
,
YS Rajan

A developed India by 2020, or even earlier, is not a dream.’
What is it that makes a country ‘developed’? Is it the wealth of the nation? The prosperity of its people? Its standing in the international forum?
Economic indicators, although important, only provide a part of the picture. For instance, per capita income can indicate wealth in the hands of people, but everyone doesn’t have the same amount of money.
India’s core strengths are derived from its resources: national and human. It is by optimizing these to the fullest that we can really set out on the path to development. But where does one begin? What does one pay attention to first?
Can India Become a Developed Country? by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Y.S. Rajan takes a look at some of the fundamental questions we must ask as a populace to truly see India take its rightful place on the global map.

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APJ Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was one of India's most distinguished scientists,
responsible for the development of the country's first satellite launch vehicle
and the operationalization of strategic missiles. He also pioneered India
Vision 2020, a road map for transforming India. The President of India
between 2002 and 2007, Dr Kalam was awarded honorary doctorates from
thirty-eight universities and the country's three highest civilian honours-
the Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna
(1997). A prolific and bestselling author, he conducted lectures on societal
development in many international institutes and was involved in research
on different societal missions. Dr Kalam passed away in July 2015.

YS Rajan

Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan is a well-recognized authority and a thought leader on technology development, business management and society linkages. He held various positions of responsibility related to science and technology between 1988 and 2002 and has shaped key policies and implemented several successful R&D projects with industry participation. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2012. Srijan Pal Singh is an engineer and management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was with the Indian Institute of Space Sciences and Technology (IIST) where he directly worked with Kalam as a scientific advisor.

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