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Book titled Recasting India written by Hindol Sengupta released

Jun 17, 2015 12:00 IST

Recasting India: How Entrepreneurship is changing the World's Largest Democracy: Hindol Sengupta

The book Recasting India: How Entrepreneurship is changing the world's Largest Democracy written by Hindol Sengupta was in news in June 2015.

In the book the author explains emergence of new class of entrepreneurs in India, in recent times, especially from geographically and socially disadvantage spaces.

He traces the implementation of the New Economic Policy (NEP) of 1991 and subsequent economic reforms in last two and half decades as the reason for this phenomenon.

In February 2015, the book was shortlisted for one of the world's most renowned prizes in economic writing, the Hayek Book Prize, given by the USA based Manhattan Institute.

He became the youngest writer ever, at 34, to be nominated for the prize and the first ever from India.

Hindol Sengupta is an Indian journalist, writer and entrepreneur. At present, he is Editor-at-Large at Fortune India.

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