Winning in India: Secrets of the World’s Most Complex Market, by Samarjit Singh and Amit Burman with Pooja S. Mehta, is a brilliant source of inspiration for budding entrepreneurs of India. The book has five successful stories of determined and passionate entrepreneurs, and serves as a guide for foreign investors who aspire to do business in the world’s most complex market, India.
Summary of the Book
This book presents the stories of five massive companies which have surpassed all odds that had came along their way. K. P. Singh is the real estate pioneer who dreamt of making Gurgaon a first millennium city, to cater to India’s aspiration for growth. His company, DLF Limited, has made Gurgaon one of the best towns with excellent infrastructure. Hari S. Bhartia, who started Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., had to face strong barriers when his business ventured into the most competitive sector of pharmaceuticals. Today, the company’s low-cost drugs have proved to be a huge success. Sunil Bharti Mittal has become a first-generation entrepreneur through Bharti Airtel (in Telecom) and Bharti Retail (in Retail). Analjit Singh, a Padma Bhushan awardee, is the genius behind Max India Limited. Besides transforming the health-care sector in the country, the man played a vital role in making India a hot destination for medical tourism. Sunil Kant Munjal, the Joint Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp, also encountered several obstacles, but successfully turned them all into opportunities to exploit the market potential of India.
About the Authors
Samarjit Singh is the Founder and Managing Director of IndiaHomes, part of the AGNI Property Group. He has studied at St. Stephen’s College and University of California, Berkely. He was previously the Founder and Chairman of the Board at Candid Marketing.
Amit Burman is the Vice-Chairman of Dabur, who played a significant role in Dabur India’s foray into processed foods business, with the setting up of Dabur Foods Ltd.
Pooja S. Mehta is an Indian writer and author.