• Join Our Mailing List ∇
  • |
  • Sign In
  • |
  • Sign Up
  • |
  • Help
Shopping Bag ( 0 item )

Bihar Breakthrough: The Turnaround of a Beleaguered State

Price : $13.75
ISBN # : 9788129121127
Author : Rajesh Chakrabarti
pages: 264
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Rupa Publications
Published : 2013

This is the incredible story of Bihar's transformation from an almost hopeless state to one of the fastest growing states in India.

In 2005, Nitish Kumar first came to power in Bihar on the basis of a promise to its people that of Sushasan (good governance). And his first term as chief minister was nothing short of a miracle. He managed to pull the beleaguered state back from the brink of anarchy by establishing law and order and building infrastructure at breakneck speed.

What were the specific innovations and changes that made this possible? Did Nitish's leadership style, governance methods and political management encourage and sustain these changes? How did Nitish Kumar convert the entire development thrust into a landslide re-election in a state famously known for its caste politics? Extensively researched and engagingly written, Bihar Breakthrough is the most detailed account ever of the revival of the poorest state in India, which had been betrayed, plundered and looted by the enemy within its politicians, bureaucrats, mafias and caste militias. This is a book that captures the drama of a unique turnaround journey and holds important lessons for governments, organizations and policy watchers worldwide.



Author Bio: Rajesh Chakrabarti is Executive Director of Bharti Institute of Public Policy, and Clinical Associate Professor at the Indian School of Business. He has published extensively in international research journals and has five books to his credit, including the bestselling Grits, Guts and Gumption. He is also a columnist for Financial Express.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 13 February, 2013.
Reviews


You may also like these Books

Author:Chetan Bhagat
price:$4.75
Author:Renu Nayar
price:$15.75
Author:M.B. Sharan & Dr. Damodar Suar
price:$21.75
Author:Rajib Lochan Panigrahy
price:$24.75
Author:Deepak K. Mishra, Vandana Upadhyay & Atul Sarma
price:$29.75
Author:S. Shajahan
price:$23.75
Author:Prakash Iyer
price:$14.75
Author:M. Ramana
price:$65.00
Author:Roby Rajan
price:$4.75

Facebook Likes

Deal of the Day

Guide to Indian Markets (Thoroughly Revised & Updated - Second Edition)
Author: MRUC & Hansa Research
Price: $449.75 $359.75
History of Indian Nation (set of 4 volumes)
Author: Muzzaffar H. Syed, Anil Kumar & B.D. Usmani
Price: $339.75 $271.75
Rabindra Chitravali: Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore (4 volume box set)
Author: Rabindra Chitravali
Price: $649.75 $519.75
Christian Themes in Indian Art from Mughal Times to the Present
Author: A. Amaldass and G. Lowner
Price: $139.75 $105.00
Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology (72 vols)
Author: G.P. Bhatt & J.L. Shastri
Price: $1,799.00 $1,439.00
Sacred Books of the East (50 Volumes)
Author: F. Max-Muller
Price: $899.00 $719.00
Gandhi and Ambedkar: Saviours of Untouchables of
Author: Sheshrao Chavan
Price: $28.00 $22.00
Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
Author: Imtiaz Gul
Price: $26.95 $14.75
Handcrafted Indian Textiles: Tradition And Beyond
Author: Martand Singh, Rta Kapur Chishti and Rahul Jain
Price: $89.75 $80.00
City of Joy
Author: Dominique Lapierre
Price: $15.00 $10.00
Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition 2 Vols
Author: Chhaganlal G Kaji
Price: $29.75 $34.75
Ananya: A Portrait of India
Author: SN Nirmal & K Mattoo Sridhar
Price: $90.00 $59.75
Universality of the Sikh Religion
Author: Dr. Jaspal Singh Mayell
Price: $31.50 $24.75
Keep Up with Us.

South Asia Books, located at Columbia, Missouri - mid-way between St Louis and Kansas City, USA, has since its start in 1969 evolved from a supplier of rare volumes from India and Pakistan to the major supplier for India related monographs for bookstores, wholesalers, libraries, and individuals.
South Asia Books is known to be the best collection of books on South Asia available outside of the region itself! Its stock includes thousands of titles available for sale, plus thousands of other used and single title books, including a large selection of art history and language related texts.
South Asia Books adds approximately 1,000 new titles annually, representing most of the major Indian publishers, including Motilal, DK, Manohar, Abhinav, Vikas, Eastern Book Linkers, Rawat, and Satguru. Orders can be done from throughout the World.