Who is the author of the book “Planned Economy for India” in 1934 ?

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Who is the author of the book ” Planned Economy for India” in 1934 ?

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  1. M Viswesvaraya is the author of the book ” Planned Economy for India” in 1934.

    M. Visvesvaraya (1860-1962) was an engineer by profession and a great statesman of India. He served in the Bombay Presidency and then in the princely states of Hyderabad and Mysore. He was Dewan (Prime Minister) of Mysore from 1912 to 1918. He founded Mysore University, designed the Krishnasagar Dam and sponsored the Bhadravati Iron Works. He was an admirer of Japan s industrial progress and also studied the Soviet Five Year Plans and the initiatives of the American President Roosevelt. In 1934 he published his own suggestions for a ten-year plan for India. This was the first attempt at economic planning in India.

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