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The book examines in depth the weakness and the strength of India, as a nation, and offers a vision of how India can emerge to be among the world's first four economic powers by 2020. The Book is dedicated to a young girl whom Kalam met and asked as "what is your dream" for which the young girl replied "I want to live in a developed India."
In his book India:2020 Kalam strongly advocates an action plan to develop India into a strong nation by the year 2020. He regards his nation as a knowledge superpower and developed nation. He regards his work India's nuclear weapons program as a way to assert India's place as a future superpower.
The book's 300 pages are divided into 12 chapters.
- What Other Countries Envision for Themselves?
- Evolution of Technology Vision 2020
- Food, Agriculture and Processing
- Materials and the Future
- Chemical Wealth
- Chemical Industries and our Biological Health
- Manufacturing for the Future
- Services As People's Wealth
- Strategic Industries
- Health Care for All
- The Enabling Infrastructure
- Realizing the Vision
"A developed India by 2020, or even earlier, is not a dream. It need not be a mere vision in the minds of many Indians. It is a mission we can all take up - and succeed." -
United Developed India
A Website UnitedDevelopedIndia.com was Launched to Achieve the Developed India Vision of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
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