Rethinking India's Growth Strategy: Services Vs. Manufacturing (In 2 Volumes)
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About the Book :
This book contains the papers slated for presentation at the Development Convention 2008 being organized by Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad during 20-22 February, 2008. Besides discussing the content, direction, distinguishing features, new thrusts, comparative aspects, high points and imbalances, the papers throw light on the paradoxes and dilemmas of development. The papers discuss the outcomes of growth and development and suggest the initiatives that could bridge the gap between the two. The papers present a panoramic view of the development effort in India and the factors inhibiting the rate of growth. The papers discuss both the past and the present of development and also its future shape. The papers lay an especial emphasis on issues such as financial inclusion, equity and removal of regional imbalances. The papers highlight current aspects dominating development such as regulation of banking and financial sector, infrastructure development and social equity.
About Author :
R.K. Mishra is currently Senior Professor and Director, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad. Earlier, he has taught at the University of Bradford, United Kingdom and was a visiting Professor of Maison Des Sciences De L Hommes, Paris. He has several international and national publications to his credit including two on biotech-Educational Infrastructure for Biotechnology in India, and Venture Capital Financing for Biotechnology. He is Vice-President, International Association of Schools and Institutes in Administration (IASIA), Brussels. He is the Chairman of the Working Group II: Public-Private-Partnership and Enterprise Management constituted by IASIA. He is on the Steering Committee of Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) supported by the Asian Development Bank. He is Honorary Member on the Board of Research, American Biographical Institute, USA.
Nandita Sethi has 17 years of experience in teaching and research in the area of Managerial and Macro Economics and International Business. Her area of research included a study of the Asia Pacific Region and emerging opportunities for India. She has worked in Osmania University affiliated colleges and reputed Business Schools and has been on the guest faculty for various ranked B-Schools. She is a recipient of the All-India ICSSR Teacher-Research Fellowship for doctoral research. She was a part of the core group of a major project of the Department of Telecommunications, GoI. Her areas of specialization include International Trade and Area Studies.