The cover of the book titled “The Age of Awakening was unveiled at the Shared Value Summit” on November 29, 2018. The foreword for the book has been written by Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) and the epilogue has been written by Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog. Brief comments were given by Chirag Yadav, Senior Researcher; Lohit Jagwani, Commisioning Editor, Penguin; Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and Dr. Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness.
The Story of the Indian Economy since Independence from adopting socialism to going on wars, ushering in the Green Revolution, nationalizing the banks, splitting up of Congress, imposing Emergency, coping with political assassinations, pawning the nation’s gold, ending the license raj, liberalizing the markets, sparking the services boom, entering the fastest growth period in the nation’s history, dealing with crony capitalism, demonetisation and beyond. And the political drama behind it all.