The following booklet is titled “What India needs? A perspective” was published on 27, September, 2003 and was authored by Jiban K. Mukhopadhyay. The author begins the following text by drawing a fine line between what is ideal and what is feasible by empirically and normative data of various countries and their economies. Then Mukhopadhyay swiftly proceeds on to explaining how the Indian economy has progressed and how we as a country are not dependent on any other country for basic commodities. Then the author briefs upon the optimistic approach and the “colonial hangover”. The author elaborates on the agriculture sector from the colonial era to post colonial era and how much importance it holds for the Indian economy. Moreover, the author tries to build along the lines that is feasible, attainable as well as involves wide-ranging aspects to its progression.