What Is The Future: For India And Indians?

It is nearly 24 years after economic liberalisation; 17 years after the book India 2020 by Kalam and Y S Rajan. There is definitely lot of growth and progress. Missed opportunities are still haunting us. But still there is lot of hope now. All these have been captured in two recent books.

In addition the articles in this website capture the CHURNING that is going on in India and the world. They also provide solutions going away from Delhi-centric, State-capital centric approaches. Local autonomy and freedom for investors and consumers are the keys. Education needs radical changes to release potential of the youth to succeed in the modern world. Poems express the angst and throw light on the hopeful directions...................

Also now in the new restructured website, you can share your views and thoughts.................BIG WELCOME..............

European Union and India : Lessons in governance

European Union (EU) is a unique experiment in history. It is a voluntary union of many countries to become a large market and also a monetary union. Over a period EU had increased its scope to envelope many areas of governance by the EU nations such as human rights, environment, fiscal deficit, etc...

One approach of EU has been a complete uniformity. EU was run by the Brussels bureaucracy.

India has a different model, a union but being able to adjust and adapt to different socio-economic-cultural diversities of the States forming the Union.

I was invited in 2005 to give Indian perspectives. I had emphasized the need for EU to adopt a more flexible approach vis-a-vis Rights, Environment etc... with other countries and perhaps within themselves. A fairly frank set of opinions. I wish they had absorbed some of them. Then the Greek crisis, Brexit etc could have been avoided. Also the latest problems of anti-immigration wave turning into extreme positions. I consider that extremism of single-point-liberal agenda has caused the present problems of EU.

See the attached paper presented by me. It has lessons for India too. Any single-point-one-shoe-fit-all agenda has implicit dangers be it environment, rights or such apparently good causes….

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All poem books in Tamil and English of Y S Rajan are freely down loadable from this google site. In the same link full book of Bharati Padalgal in English, by great experts, can be accessed and downloaded.

A Collection Of Articles By Y S Rajan on the Topic 
       (Also available as a Book (compilation) - Details Here)
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