Rise of India in the Global Arena


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India's Global Rise in the 21st century

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Rise of India in the Global Arena

  1. 1. Some Facts about India of today : <ul><li>India is world's second-fastest growing major economy. </li></ul><ul><li>India ranks second worldwide in farm output. </li></ul><ul><li>As of 2009, about 300 million people - has escaped extreme poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Army is the world's largest army. </li></ul><ul><li>India has recently become home to the largest number of billionaires in Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>The Only country with a nuclear deal without signing CTBT. </li></ul><ul><li>The Most diverse country on earth in terms of its demographics, and culture. </li></ul>
  2. 2. THE RISE OF INDIA IN GLOBAL ARENA <ul><li>Time Allotted: 15 minutes Date: 27 Dec 2009 / 7pm </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does ‘Rise’ mean? <ul><li>Post 1947 India. </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Growth/Rise and its impact on other sphere. </li></ul><ul><li>But… </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t ‘rise’ also imply progress in politics, culture, sports, military etc.? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Economy makes or breaks, raises or plunges - a man, a society, a nation, a civilization. - Karl marx Social Rise Political Rise Military Rise Economic Rise
  5. 5. Good Economy implies :- <ul><li>Monetary / Agricultural / Industrial institution performing well </li></ul><ul><li>Better Trade (Import / Export) </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of culture / Human Resource / Values abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Political & Cultural presence Internationally </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation and Policy making influence </li></ul>
  6. 6. Good Economy is the engine of the Rise train
  7. 7. The India Success Story India Economic Milestones & its impact on Her Growth in the Global arena:
  8. 8. Post 1992 - present: <ul><li>India has become world’s 4 rd largest economy . Will surpass Japan in 2014 to become the 3 rd largest. </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy is rising: from 17% in 1950 to 66% in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Population growth is decreasing: from 2.2% in 1980 to 1.5% in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Class is growing from 65 million in 1980 to 354 million in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty is on the decline from 46% in 1980 to 16% in 2010. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>30%-40% of the GDP growth is due to rising productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>100 Indian Companies have market capital of 1 Billion USD. </li></ul><ul><li>125 Fortune 500 Companies have bases in India. </li></ul><ul><li>80% credit goes to private sector (Vs 10% in China). </li></ul><ul><li>By 2010 India will have World’s largest Number of English speakers . </li></ul><ul><li>Per Capita Incomes have more than doubled post 1992 reforms. </li></ul>
  10. 10. In the Global Arena: <ul><li>Has raised India’s stature in four distinct Areas: </li></ul>… But How Exactly? Rise Political Socio-cultural Military Technological
  11. 11. <ul><li>Answer : </li></ul><ul><li>If India’s Economy is doing so well, then there must be….. </li></ul><ul><li>An enabling Political Environment. </li></ul><ul><li>An industrious and innovative society. </li></ul><ul><li>A strong law & order apparatus and military to safeguard her interests. </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive role of Indigenous Technology and engineers. </li></ul><ul><li>Because without the above features no country can grow or rise in the global arena. Thus, our stature has risen in the world. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Political Rise
  13. 13. Political Rise <ul><li>Post 1992, there is a general feeling among citizens than Political system can bring positive change in their lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Political Systems have played enabling role in the growth of our country so far. This has bestowed confidence in Indian political system worldwide . </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>The growth of China is state induced, where as in India, Govt. has been successful in creating a domestic market for goods. </li></ul><ul><li>After Nepal & Afghanistan, Now Bhutan wants to replicate India’s Democratic Model. As there is a confidence that Indian system can deliver the developmental results. </li></ul><ul><li>It generally accepted that strong liberalized democracies pursue development. Thus China’s growth may stop, but India will keep rising. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Socio – Cultural Rise
  15. 15. Socio – Cultural Rise <ul><li>General Curiosity about India’s Success and societal values . </li></ul><ul><li>Example : Booker prize (White Tiger, 2008), Slumdog Millionaire (7 Oscars), greater Interest about the lives of Indian Politicians like Gandhi, Indian medicine & well-being techniques, Studies on Indian society and economic system ( year 2008 – 3451 papers published). </li></ul><ul><li>With trade ideas and cultures are exchanged too. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples :Indian Cuisines, Book clubs, societies, art forms have found place and appreciation all over the world. Germany 2009 & Switzerland 2008 – India week. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian holding High positions all over the world and India seen as a force to reckon with. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Obama Hosted the First state dinner in honor of India, Top CEO & Officials Indians. Belief in India’s way to arrive at solutions </li></ul>
  16. 16. Military Rise
  17. 17. Military Rise <ul><li>To protec t borders and society from disruptive forces. </li></ul><ul><li>To safe guard our economic and social institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>To uphold the Citizenry. </li></ul><ul><li>Weapons and Armed forces modernization. </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Money got out of Economic growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>-World’s Largest standing active army. </li></ul><ul><li>-Fleet of Arihant Nuclear Submarines and Warships. </li></ul><ul><li>-Best according to a survey, and have at their disposal potent weaponry , world </li></ul><ul><li>class fighters (agni,Dhanush,Brahmos, Prithvi, Sukhoi 30, MiG, Mirage, Tejas) </li></ul><ul><li>-Planning to have its own Missile shield system . </li></ul>
  18. 18. Technological Rise
  19. 19. Technological Rise <ul><li>Most technological Co. have R&D bases in India. </li></ul><ul><li>To become an Innovation Hub for the whole Asia-pacific by 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian satellites & Launch vehicles much in demand. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap yet highly skilled workforce. </li></ul><ul><li>Services industry the best in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Education sector even with its failings, does a fairly good job. </li></ul><ul><li>Many entrepreneurs have started new business, and technological processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical science has made rapid strides. Cost effective and world class. </li></ul><ul><li>India in a sure path to become a Knowledge economy by 2020. </li></ul><ul><li>3rd highest Mobile and internet penetration in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Many lakhs villages electrified and water provided. New roads build under quadrilateral project. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Challenges
  21. 21. Challenges <ul><li>Population puts a negative influence on growth and development. </li></ul><ul><li>40% Children under nourished. A third of all Men & women – Chronic deficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70% of population lives on less than 2 USD/day. 66% Literacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Acute Power shortage and infrastructural facilities has slowed our growth & development pace. </li></ul>Unequal Growth Population Primary Education& Health Infrastructure
  22. 22. The Road Ahead
  23. 23. Road Ahead: <ul><li>Will continue to Rise. </li></ul><ul><li>Economy is domestically driven. </li></ul><ul><li>Democracy conducive for investment, innovation & development. </li></ul><ul><li>Free Press & Media & Vibrant society </li></ul><ul><li>To launch growth oriented 5 year plan and make Public sector more accountable. </li></ul><ul><li>Govt. tackling the problem of unequal growth head on. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>- Legislation. </li></ul><ul><li>- Programmes. </li></ul><ul><li>- Collaborations & Partnerships. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>More than 50% of the population is Youth </li></ul><ul><li>We Are the Rise and India’s Future </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Questions & </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>