Decades in the making, has India's "moment" come? Are we about to become the Vishwaguru? What about the challenges to "arrive" on the global stage? Can Modi actualize Vasudaiva Kutambham within Bharat as well?
I don't intend this post to be a pitch for Modi. Neither do I want to sound like a Ministry of Information and Broadcasting promotional piece. Rather, my objective is to make a "hard" assessment of where India@76 stands in a "slowing" world. Simply put, the "powers" which powered global growth for the better part of three to five decades are now out of fuel, whereas the Indian Economy has the "stamina" and the will to take over from them. Perhaps this is the intention behind all the Western and Global investors as they "talk up" India.
Betting big on technology, India is attempting to "leapfrog" into the Digital Age, bypassing the need for an Industrial/Manufacturing "Renaissance." For a nation that prides itself on its technological prowess, this "ambitious" task seems within reach. However, doubts persist about the "reach" of technology, given the problems of "scale and speed" that a vast, diverse, … Continue reading Betting Big On Technology, India At 75 Aims To “Leapfrog” Into The Digital Age!