The next 25 years will be extremely important for India. Policy action during this period will decide the distance it is able to cover in its development journey when it celebrates 100 years of Independence in 2047. In order to cover maximum ground, it is important to evaluate the present situation to be able to build on strengths and overcome weaknesses.
Diagnosis of major issues –
How is this report significant?
Way forward –
India will need to address a number of such policy issues in the near term and, as the report notes, it will require coordination at different levels of the government. The process must start soon.
Source – Business Standard
QUESTION – The ‘Competitiveness Roadmap for India@100’ report envisions development in India that should be prosperous, equal and sustainable. Discuss the major issues highlighted in the report and what should be our policy priorities in the next twenty five years.