It's always been pleasure to read the viewpoint of an economist who served India's top most authority regarding financial system. Condition of the book and delivery needs appreciation.Thanks Amazon your service quality is unmatchable in the paradigm of e-commerce. Though I've not read fully but introduction and chapter 1 lefts no opacity regarding the thinking process and dimensions of the subject through the pen of sir Vimal jalan.
Go for it... don't think twice if you love to know India's financial ecosystem.
Very few of the veteran statesmen in India share their experiences and thoughts in the manner Dr Jalan has done in this book. Reason being, many of them disappear in obscurity post-retirement or cultivate "constituency interests". This book can easily double up as a text book for policy makers and as a background note for deciding nation's future agenda.