Indian Economy (Its Development Experience) is a standard textbook followed by numerous graduate and undergraduate students since last 22 years. The book is referred by many erudite professors of reputed institutions. Besides, it is also used by students appearing for competitive exams.
About the book
The book has received much acclaim from experienced teachers who have been teaching Indian Economy for a long time. The book has received great response from both teachers and students and has been constantly edited and revised to live up to their expectations. The book has constantly been upgraded with information from the latest studies and articles written by learned personalities on the contemporary issues related to Indian economy. The editors keep adding new chapters and interesting debates that have gained importance in recent times. The statistical data and other information are also constantly being revised to keep the readers updated.A short summary
The book has five parts. The first part discusses the general concept of economic growth and development and also some of the common problems that the underdeveloped countries face. The second part deals with the various issues of Indian economy including the issues related to natural resources and ecological balance. The third part describes the agricultural issues of India and also the nature and cropping pattern of Indian cultivation. The fourth part focuses on industrialisation, the growth of employment sectors and other employment issues. The fifth part describes the nature of India's foreign trade and so on.About the author
One of the authors of the book is S.K.Mishra, who is a reader in Economics in Hindu College, Delhi University and has a teaching experience of more than four decades. The other author is V.K.Puri. He is a reader in Shyam Lal College, Delhi University and has been teaching for almost three decades. Other well known books written by the duo are Indian Economy (currently in its sixteenth edition), Bharatiya Arthavyavastha (currently running in its tenth edition), Economics of Development and Planning (currently running in its seventh edition), Microeconomics: Theory and Applications Part I and II (currently running in its second edition), Modern Microeconomics and Modern Macroeconomic Theory and many more.
If you are an Economics student you must have a copy of Indian Economy. It comes in paperback and its ISBN 10 number is 9350242672 and ISBN 13 number is 9789350242674. You can buy it online.