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Take Off Or Crash Landing

Subtitle: Assessing the Challenges before Indian Economy

Authored By: Mala Sharma, Satyajeet S Deshpande & Sonal Bhatt

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789389824117

Year of Publication: 2020

Pages: 364

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Economics / Commerce & Managment

Price in Rs. 980.00

                             Price in (USA) $. 78.4

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

Book Description

Book Contents


About the Book


This book is a comprehensive collection of all the issues and challenges country is facing today, The book has touched almost all sectors of the economy namely primary, secondary and tertiary sector. In particular the book has focussed on

  • Structural imbalance of the economy
  • Social infrastructure of the economy
  • Recent development in the economy
  • Policy issues of the economy

The very purpose of the editors of this book is to designall the chapters in such a manner soas to enlighten thereadersto get an in-depth acquaintance of all the relevant economic issues, the country is facing currently. The topic Take off or Crash Landing? - Assessing the Challenges before Indian Economy discusses the strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats before Indian economy.

.PART -1Take off -These are the topics talking about the strengths and opportunities the country possesses. India being a fast growing economy and country of young peoplehas an edge over other economies. The following topics are discussed under this section

  • Women’s work participation in India: Trends, status and strategies for the future
  • The “New Service sector” Opportunities Galore
  • Energy Stress and energy security in India
  • India and sustainable development Goals
  • The Great Indian middle class :our growth engine
  • Electronic transaction :Experience of consumers and traders
  • E-payments revolution in India: A myth or a reality


PART-2Crash Landing-Crash landing are the problems the country is facing from years or some policy Issues or structural imbalances. The following topics are discussed under this section


  • Farmers Distress in India : Some apprehensions and submissions
  • AgrarianDistress and agriculture supply chain : Evidence from Odisha,India
  • Agriculture Finance and development in India
  • Unemployment :An opportunity lost for India
  • Human Development Indicators and India
  • Riverine pollution in India: a legal perspective
  • RERA and the middle class Indian consumer
  • Private Aviation sector in India : The disease and the remedy
  • Privatisation in Higher education: Prospects and problems
  • Reservation for socially weaker sections :Discourse or weather it requires review
  • NITI Aayog - Planning commission : Old wine in New Bottle


We hope that this book will give insight to all readers and the discussion and arguments raisedin above topics will strengthen their understanding on the above topics.

About the Author


Dr Mala Sharma is doctorate in Economics. She currently holds the position of Principal at Government Arts College, Mandal, and District Ahmedabad. She was Director of Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Business Administration affiliated to Gujarat University.She is author in number of textbooks used in syllabus of Gujarat University in the subject of economics. She has written number of research papers in different National and International Journals. Her area of interest are developmental economics and women related issues.

Dr. Satyajeet S Deshpande is PhD in Economics. He has also done his Executive Program in Business Management from IIM-Calcutta. He is the Principal of J G College of Commerce, Ahmedabad. His core area of research is ‘Tribal and Rural Development through Voluntary Agencies’. He has written and presented many research papers in national and international journals and conferences.

Dr. Sonal Bhatt is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Post Graduate Department of Economics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. Dr. Bhatt holds a Ph.D. which she pursued on a Fellowship from the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi; an M.Phil. degree in Public Finance and a Gold Medal in M.A. (Economics) by Sardar Patel University. She has also passed the UGC-NET examination.She is a two-time awardee (2008 and 2016) of the NUFFIC Fellowship by the government of Netherlands to pursue Short Courses at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands. She is also a five-time awardee of “Shri Dadabhai Navroji Prize” for publication of research papers by the Sardar Patel University. She secured the Second Prize for her research paper at the Fifth Refresher Training held at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, in 2009. Her research interests include the economics and management of the natural resources as well as public policy and developmental issues. She has twenty one research papers and six research projects to her credit.