About the Book
Mission India: A Vision for Indian Youth has been written with the intention of challenging the Indian youth to bring about a positive change in the country by 2020. Kalam and Rajan tell the readers about their goal to make India one among the five top economic powers in the world by 2020. In the beginning of this book, Kalam presents the readers with a question as to whether India can become a developed country. He then provides insights into the current situation in the country, and explains that this goal is a realistic one. In the subsequent chapters, Kalam and Rajan begin to xamine the five industries that need to become reasonably self-sufficient in the coming years, and each chapter tells the readers what can be done to bring a positive change in each industry. Kalam and Rajan conclude by telling every individual and organization about the role they can play in transforming the nation by 2020.
About the Author
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was one of India’s most distinguished scientists, responsible for the development of India’s first satellite launch vehicle and the operationalization of strategic missiles. He was also the President of India between 2002 and 2007. Y.S. Rajan is a well-recognized authority and a thought leader on technology development, business management and society linkages.