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Indian Economy

Indian Economy

  • A.C. Fernando
  • Author: A.C. Fernando
    • ISBN:9789332554689
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332554684
    • Price:Rs. 759.00
    • Pages:1200
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    This book on the Indian economy is an exhaustive text for studying and understanding the world's third largest economy. Written in a simple and lucid language, the book presents the subject matter in a manner where a reader will be able to easily move from elementary to complex concepts. Special attention has also been paid to discuss the latest developments, policies, and problems related to the Indian economy. ¬

    The content coverage has been designed to help students pursuing graduate and postgraduate courses in commerce, economics, and management as well as those pursuing professional programmes such as chartered accountancy, company secretary, and cost and works accountancy.


    Table of Content

    Chapter 1 Indian Economy during the British Era
    Chapter 2 Indian Handicrafts and their Decline
    Chapter 3 The Indian Village in Transition
    Chapter 4 The Economic Drain of India
    Chapter 5 Agriculture during the British Era
    Chapter 6 Systems of Land Tenure in the British India
    Chapter 7 The State and Agriculture during the British Era: The Evolution of the Agricultural Policy of the State
    Chapter 8 Fractionalization of Holdings and Food Production: Subdivision and Fragmentation of Holdings
    Chapter 9 Irrigation in India: The Need for Irrigation and Different Kinds of Irrigation Works
    Chapter 10 Famines and the Famine Policy in India
    Chapter 11 The National Food Security Bill 2013
    Chapter 12 The Indian Economy Since Independence
    Chapter 13 Mixed Economy of India (1951-1991)
    Chapter 14 India's National Income and Standard of Living
    Chapter 15 Unequal Distribution: Inequalities of Income and Wealth
    Chapter 16 Capital for Industries and the Managing Agency System During the British Days
    Chapter 17 The S-Band Scam
    Chapter 18 Poverty and its Reduction in Independent India
    Chapter 19 Growth and Development of Commercial Banks
    Chapter 20 Human Resource Development in India
    Chapter 21 Indian Labour and the Trade Union Movement
    Chapter 22 Labour Organization and Methods of Industrial Peace
    Chapter 23 Savings, Capital Formation and Investment in India
    Chapter 24 Government Subsidies in India
    Chapter 25 Industrial and Licensing Policy (1951-1991)
    Chapter 26 The Industries (Development and Regulation) Act (IRDA)
    Chapter 27 The New Economic Policy, 1991
    Chapter 28 The Cause and Consequences of Falling Rupee
    Chapter 29 The MRTP and the Competition Acts 337
    Chapter 30 FERA and FEMA 361
    Chapter 31 The Private Sector in India
    Chapter 32 The Public Sector in India
    Chapter 33 The Joint Sector in Indian Economy
    Chapter 34 The Role of Money in Indian Economy
    Chapter 35 The Indian Money Market
    Chapter 36 Privatization of Public Sector Enterprises in India
    Chapter 37 Indian Financial Institutions
    Chapter 38 Commercial Banking in India
    Chapter 39 Functions of the Reserve Bank of India
    Chapter 40 Indian Currency System
    Chapter 41 The Indian Capital Market
    Chapter 42 The Indian Stock Market
    Chapter 43 The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)—The Indian
    Capital Market Regulator
    Chapter 44 Consumer Problems and their Protection in India
    Chapter 45 Investor Protection in India
    Chapter 46 Environment in India (Including a Case Study on Bhopal Gas Tragedy)
    Chapter 47 The Transport Sector
    Chapter 48 India's Trade
    Chapter 49 The Indian Trade Policy
    Chapter 50 India's Foreign Trade Since Independence
    Chapter 51 Foreign Trade Policy
    Chapter 52 The Economics of Development
    Chapter 53 Role of the State in Economic Development
    Chapter 54 Economic Planning in India: Meaning, Evolution and Features
    Chapter 55 Stages and Strategies of Economic Growth
    Chapter 56 India and the WTO
    Chapter 57 The World Bank Group and India
    Chapter 58 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and India
    Chapter 59 Globalization, MNCs and Foreign Capital in India
    Chapter 60 Business Ethics in the Indian Context
    Chapter 61 Corporate Governance in India
    Chapter 62 Corporate Social Responsibility in India
    Chapter 63 Public Finance: Central Government's Economic Survey and Budget
    Chapter 64 Foreign Direct Investment
    Chapter 65 Financial Sector Reforms in India
    Chapter 66 Corruption, Whistle-Blowing and the Right to Information Act

    Salient Features

    • Exhaustive Coverage of Concepts: Designed as a textbook and reference volume, the book provides an in-depth coverage of all conceivable topics on the subject within a framework of 66 chapters. 
    • Real-world Cases: Cases included at relevant places in the text to enable students comprehend the economic problems and issues that they are likely to face as administrators and managers.
    • Key words: Key words highlight the important terms discussed in the chapter.
    • Discussion Questions: End-of-chapter questions are designed to check the student's comprehension of concepts presented in the chapter.