India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium

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Penguin Books India, 2002 - India - 324 pages
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In India 2020: A Vision For The New Millennium, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Our Most Distinguished Scientist, And Close Associate Y.S. Rajan Examine India S Strengths-And Weaknesses-To Offer A Vision Of How India Can Be Among The World S First Five Economic Powers In The Year 2020.

They Cite Growth Rates And Development Trends To Show That The Goal Is Not An Unrealistic One. Past Successes, Too, Bear Them Out. For Example, We Were Able To Launch The Green Revolution At A Time When Experts Had All But Given Up On India Ever Becoming Self-Sufficient In Food. Similarly, In The Field Of Space Technology We Started From Scratch To Have Today A System Of Satellite-Based Communication Linking Remote Regions Of The Country. The Same Sense Of Purpose Can Lead Us To Success In Many Other Areas Crucial To Achieving The Goal Of A Prosperous, Strong Nation, Assert Kalam And Rajan.
 

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Kalam, A.P.J. Abdul: India 2020: a vision of new millennium, Penguin Books, pp.324, 2002. The book contains the ideas of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam - a visionary and great planner, as well as recommendations ... Read full review

Contents

Can India Become a Developed Country?
1
What Other Countries Envision for Themselves
26
Evolution of Technology Vision 2020
46
Food Agriculture and Processing
59
Materials and the Future
87
Chemical Industries and Our Biological Wealth
118
Manufacturing for the Future
139
Services As Peoples Wealth
156
Strategic Industries
187
Health Care for
217
The Enabling Infrastructure
241
Realizing the Vision
268
Aflerword
306
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