Beyond 2020 (L18O010)

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  • Title: Beyond 2020
  • ISBN-13: 9780143426066
  • ISBN-10: 0143426060
  • Author: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Y.S. Rajan
  • Published: February 2016

Product ID: 31909

Supplier: Bangladesh Culture & Books

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In 1998, Dr. Kalam and Y.S. Rajan printed the now iconic India 2020, a vision document for the new era that recorded how India could become one of the top five economic powers in the world by 2020. Sixteen years later, as the year 2020 approaches, it is time to take routine of how much India has accomplished and what lies ahead. In many ways, India’s growth story in the twenty-first century has been restricted by lost chances and stoppages in project accomplishment, but it has also been marked by new chances and developing technologies that make faster and more comprehensive growth practical.

A new policy focus is now needed for agriculture, manufacturing, mining, the chemicals industry, health care and infrastructure to invigorate these sectors and boost economic growth, argue Kalam and Rajan. Alongside, education, job making, developing technologies, biodiversity, waste organization, national safety and the information economy are some of the other important zones that we need to form on as we look beyond 2020. India can still make it to the list of advanced nations in a decade. Beyond 2020 offers an action plan for that change. This book is easily available in its Hardcover format on Amazon.

About the Author:
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam was one of India's most distinguished scientists and the President of India from 2002 to 2007. He authored fifteen books, of which the most significant are Wings of Fire, India 2020, Ignited Minds and Target 3 Billion. Kalam was responsible for the development of India's first satellite launch vehicle, the SLV-3 and of strategic missiles. He held various positions in ISRO and DRDO and became principal scientific adviser to the Government of India. Kalam won the country's three highest civilian honours - Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna (1997).Y. S. Rajan was born on 10 April 1943. He is an Indian professor, scientist and administrator. He is Honorary Distinguished Professor in Indian Space Research Organisation. He has made major contributions to various aspects of management of Science, Technology and Innovation. In 2012, He has been awarded with Padma Shri for his contribution in Science and Engineering. He is one of the well-known scientists, who had closely worked with Abdul Kalam, former President of India.