ISBN 9788171675067,Punjabi Saga (1857- 2000): The Monumental Story Of Five Generations Of A Remarkable Punjabi Family

Punjabi Saga (1857- 2000): The Monumental Story Of Five Generations Of A Remarkable Punjabi Family


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9788171675067

ISBN-10 8171675069


Number of Pages 664 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

This Paperback Edition Is The Revised Version Of Punjabi Saga, The Trilogy Comprising Prakash Tandon'S Three Volume Autobiography: Punjab Century, Beyond Punjab And Return To Punjab. Spanning The Turbulent Years Between 1857 And 1947, Punjabi Century Is A Fascinating Blend Of Autobiography And National History. Beyond Punjab, A Record Of Tandon'S Career In Management, Also Puts Into Perspective The Crucial Period Of Indian History During The Last Decade Of British Rule, And The Years Following Independence. Return To Punjab Is A Politically Charged Account Of Tandon'S Experiences Of Switching From The Private Sector To Undertake Assignments In Government Operations. Punjabi Saga Is A Unique Read, Entwining The Personal Life Of A Man With That Of His Country. About The Author Prakash Tandon Was Born In 1911. He Graduated In Science From Government College, Lahore, In 1929. He Studied Commerce At The University Of Manchester And Subsequently Qualified As A Chartered Accountant. In 1937, He Joined The Unilever Subsidiary In India And Later Became Its First Indian Chairman. He Left The Company In 1968 To Join The Public Sector, Serving As The Chairman Of The State Trading Corporation Of India For Four Years And That Of The Punjab National Bank For Three Years. He Was Also The Director-General And President Of The National Council Of Applied Economic Research. He Has Taught At Los Angeles, Berkeley And Boston Universities; And The Universities Of Punjab And Delhi; The Indian Institute Of Management, Ahmedabad; And The Indian Institute Of Technology, Both At Delhi And Kharagpur. He Is Currently The Vice-Chairman Of The Indian Institute Of Foreign Trade In Delhi.