Date: Jul 16, 2019

About the book

This book captures the post-World War II narrative in Asia by zooming in on China and India. Author Pradeep Baijal has compared and contrasted alternative models of development, roles of respective governments, providing a structured analysis along with the role of the United States in facilitating China’s growth. The book captures the trajectory of China’s growth over the last four decades and offers uncommon sights into the key drivers for its growth while critiquing India’s lost opportunities.

About the author

Pradeep Baijal is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer. Mr. Baijal has revolutionised India’s disinvestment programme — and also led the way for India’s telecom revolution.

The discussion will be moderated by ORF Distinguished Fellow Manoj Joshi.


10:30 – 11:00 a.m. | Registration

11:00 – 11:05 a.m. | Welcome remarks by chair | Manoj Joshi

11:05 – 11:15 a.m. | Introduction of the book by the author | Pradeep Baijal

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Moderated Q&A

12:15 p.m. onwards | High tea

Venue Address

Conference Hall, ORF New Delhi