China, India helped Asia achieve more than other regions:Book

11 Nov 2017

New Delhi Nov 8 (PTI) Propelled by China’s growth and more recently joined by India Asia has achieved in a generation what has taken other regions much longer says a recent NCAER book.

The latest NCAER (National Council of Applied Economic Research) book by Rajat Nag titled ‘The 21st Century: Asia’s?’ further says that Asians today are richer healthier living longer and more educated than even four decades back.

However the book also pointed out that as recent events keep reminding us in the midst of rising plenty Asians still suffer significant deprivations and indignities economic think-tank NCAER said in a statement.

The book was launched today here followed by a panel discussion with Nag former foreign secretary Shyam Saran and secretary general of FICCI Sanjaya Baru it added.

Published in: The New Indian Express  Outlook  India Today, November 11, 2017