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The Study of Indian History and Culture - Vol - 17 of 18 General Editor - Shripad Kulkarni One of the great assets of Indian Culture that the Indians are very careful to write her history Economic History is a pari of political history of any country In India such attempts though not very systematic have been made in Rigveda and other allied literature We find more comprehensive treatment in Mahabharata Shantiparva, and later in Kautilya's Arthashastra How to organise the economic life of the members of a Society with a view to maximise their well-being is the subject matter of its study The Vedas lay down the principal tenet of this Science ordains: ??? ???????? ??????? ?? ???? ?????????? ???? Enjoy your share of wealth without avariciousness The Vedas do not teach other worldliness or renunciates way of life They want all to live with sense of abundance, but putting ceiling on unbridled desires That was maximize the welfare of all Motivate the people, create in them the sense of belonging to their nation and the masses anxious to progress willingly bear grylls hard ships In a democratic set up as is conceived today, the demagogues and nefarious elements in a society stir up casteist, communal and creedal passion of the people and with their votes occupy the seats of power The ethical behaviour the Dharma becomes the first casualty in such a game of politics The politics becomes criminalised and economic progress becomes hindered The way to purge the society of its criminal political elements has been suggested in this volume and the other volumes of this series Chanakya suggests private initiative and en enterprise be fostered ander general Government surveillance In infra-structural and heavy industries where great risks are involved the private initiative may not be forthcoming the Government us to step in Pace these are also o their fee, they are also to be handed over to the private hands By and large its market economy an is known today Bui the Government would not hesitate to interfere where market forced gang up to harass the consumer. Published on 1997 Available in ENGLISH and MARATHI Hardcover, Pages: 520 Publisher: Shri Bhagwan Vedvyasa Itihasa Samshodhana Mandir (BHISHMA)

Vol 17 - Economic History of India


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