Overview for Introspection for India : A Paradigm for Progress
Introspection for India: a Paradigm for Progress is an incisive analysis of the problems facing India in its polity, society and economy. In the 18 chapters comprising the book, the author, a former civil servant and a well-known writer, gives over 100 ideas. These ideas constitute a blueprint for reform: To improve Indiaâ€™s polity and Strengthen its unity. To minimize the role of government and improve its functioning. To rectify the ills of the marathon public sector units. To strengthen Audit as a vital limb of Democracy. To simplify tax structure and deal with black money. To remove the urban malaise in Indiaâ€™s sprawling cities and towns and to prevent the non-stop exodus from Indiaâ€™s 500,000 villages. To develop Indiaâ€™s vast human resources. To uplift Indiaâ€™s neglected women, etc., etc. This book will provide entertaining and educative reading for everyone interested in the future of the worldâ€™s largest Democracy.
V.K. Subramanian (Author)
Vadakaymadom Krishna Iyer Subramanian (b. 1930, Kerala, India) is an eminent scholar, whose life mission is to present to the world the treasures of ancient India, in the fields of art, literature, philosophy and religion. He has already translated several ancient texts into English. These include: Saundaryalahaari, Sivanandalahari, Sacred Songs off India, Maxims of Chanakya and Sri Rudraprasna. As a consultant for holistic health and spiritual development, he has spelt out the Hindu regimens in this regard in his popular book: The Holistic Way to Health, Happiness and Harmony. Subramanian's prolific literary output covers a variety of subjects ranging from astrology to art. He has been an astropalmic counselor for over 35 years. A retired officer of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service (which he joined in 1953), Subramanian is also a reputed painter, who has held 22 one-man shows and whose paintings (some of them in the Chandigarh Museum) have won wide acclaim from leading art critics of India. Subramanian who has traveled extensively in India, now lives in the United States of America.