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(Revised from original 1993 version)
Outlines India's import substitution strategy and its planned development process. The effects of the difficult political and social context on economic development are analyzed. The failure of the system to achieve sustainable growth and improvement leads to attempts at reforms which, along with worsening political and ethnic conflicts, lead to a crisis in 1991.
Keywords: Development Economics;
Governing Rules, Regulations, and Reforms;
Government and Politics;
Vietor, Richard H.K., Waleed J. Iskandar, and Max L. Weston. "India (A)." Harvard Business School Case 793-112, March 2003. (Revised from original February 1993 version.)