Category Archives: Agriculture

CAS Dialogue: Status of India’s Bureaucracy

CAS article no. 0075/2016 The following is text of a discussion held by members of Chennai Centre for China Studies on April 20 2016. The theme revolved around the status of India’s bureaucracy. Cmde. R. S. Vasan IN (Retd.) Director, C3S. Sri B. S. Raghavan (Patron, C3S), had said that Prime Minister Modi needs to sort out the bureaucracy which is falling short of expectations. Here is the link to the… Read Article →

Book Review: Green Revelations; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0026/2016 Courtesy: The Hindu Literary Review Combating Hunger and Achieving Food Security; M.S. Swaminathan, Cambridge University Press, Rs. 574. Most chapters carry one message: the need to remove hunger and provide food security to the masses. M.S. Swaminathan, who pioneered efforts to promote agriculture in the post-Independence years, played a key role in ushering in the Green Revolution and has the same commitment to promoting the “ever… Read Article →

Book Review: To Market, To Market; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no:  0041/2015 Courtesy: The Hindu The Making of Miracles in Indian States; ed Arvind Panagariya & M. Govinda Rao, OUP, Rs.595. At a time when even the World Bank is advocating inclusive growth, this book oddly extols the market in its analysis of three Indian states.  In 1993, the World Bank brought out a report titled The East Asian Miracle,which excited global opinion. Very soon, economists faulted the… Read Article →