The ideas expressed in this book were conceived during my daily meditation as God-send ideas and are also based on my experimentation of those ideas in the training programmes I had organized in the Bala Bharathi Shikshana Samithi for about 25years and subsequently in the training programmes of the Lead India 2020 movement. While all these programmes have been planned by me, the actual implementation at the ground level has been done by Prof. Arun Kumar Acharya and some other co-researchers of Lead India 2020.
The plans of these programmes were first presented at the feet of His Holiness Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba and he appreciated them and blessed they would become an international model and achieve very high success and be received with admiration.
The application of these plans and programmes to Lead India 2020 from Bala Bharathi Shikshana Samithi happened in 2003 when Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of India while appreciating the training model, suggested that it could be enhanced to a national level through a platform like Lead India 2020. This led to the establishment of Lead India 2020 Foundation to spread the transformation to cover the entire country.
Lead India 2020 focuses on empowering the youth in the age group of 10-25 years with support and coordination of all the citizens of the country. Thus, Lead India 2020 is the second national movement after the Independence movement since it aims to restore the rightful glory and rich heritage of the nation, that flourished till the 17th century and make the nation a world leader by igniting, nurturing and moulding minds of the youth so that they will lead the nation to lead the world by 2020. With this movement, every citizen of the Mother India will be a proud citizen of this country.
All the citizens of the country are requested to study the information contained in this book with deep interest and take prime and proactive role with responsibility to make the nation a leader in the world by 2020.Prof. N B Sudershan Acharya, Founder & Chairperson. Lead India 2020 Foundation