Eminent Indians: Economists and Industrialist (Paperback) – by M.L. Ahuja


Eminent Indians: Economists and Industrialist (Paperback) – by M.L. Ahuja

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rupa (1 April 2006)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 8129109301
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-8129109309
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 350 g


Eminent Indians: Economists and Industrialists brings to focus the contributions of individuals who have been instrumental in the steady growth of the Indian economy. Of these, G.D. Birla, the veteran of Indian industry, is known for his valuable contribution towards the social, cultural and educational fabric of the country, Amartya Sen, the Nobel laureate, has worked in the area of poverty, inequality, standard of living and famine, Dr Manmohan Singh, the fourteenth Prime Minister of India, is a distinguished economist-turned politician, JRD Tata, besides being the pioneer in Indian aviation, ushered in a new industrial culture and management philosophy, Aditya Birla, the grandson of G.D. Birla, brought a new dimension to the Birla group of companies by successfully establishing twelve overseas companies, Ratan Tata, the chairman of the Tata group of companies is today one of the most respected business leaders of India, Dhirubhai Ambani built the formidable Reliance Industries from scratch and set an example before the world, Narayan Murthy, Azim Hashmi Premji and Himanshu Bhatia are icons of the information technology industry. Himanshu is the youngest woman business entrepreneur among Asian-American women owning small business enterprises to have won accolades in USA for her fast-growing organization, Rose International.

The book, while reviewing industrial development in India in its comprehensive preface, provides valuable insights into the workings of some successful organizations. It highlights the new industrial culture and management philosophy developed by India's industrialists so that their sincerity, vision and dedication may remain a constant source of inspiration to posterity. The book, therefore, serves as a valuable reference for inculcating values conducive to the development of a civilized society.

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