10-27-08 - Poli Sci 6 10/27/08 Indias Democratic Record:...

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Poli Sci 6 – 10/27/08 India’s Democratic Record : Regular free and fair elections High voter turnout. An Imperfect Democracy : Multi-functioning institutions Problems with accountability of state institutions – lack of transparency and corruption. Two Fundamental Challenges for Democratic Governance : Improve economic growth and distribution. Contain conflict. o Diversity Growth and Development : 1950-1964 o State-led industrialization strategy. o Five-year economic plans o Desire for rapid transformation of the economy o Building of an industrial infrastructure o Self-reliance o Limited private participation o Neglect of agriculture 1965-1980 o Food shortages o Green revolution o Self-sufficiency in food production o Overall low economic growth rates – an average of 3.5 percent per year o Protectionist policies resulting in low productivity in both the state- controlled and private sectors. o
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10-27-08 - Poli Sci 6 10/27/08 Indias Democratic Record:...

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