Bangalore’s plight: poor roads and chaotic traffic conditions are a nightmare. forced many companies to relocate A new airport over 35 km distance from city. Going through the bureaucracy is the biggest hurdle.
Infrastructure sectors needs to be increased to atleast 9% of GDP (about US$65 billion) from about 6% currently to sustain GDP growth of 7%. Power shortage is estimated at 12% at peak levels and 8% at non-peak levels. The national highways account for 2% of total road length. Indian ports have a vessel turnaround time of three to five days
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INDIA… Till Date
$11.3 billion takeover of Corus by Mumbai-
based Tata Steel, was the biggest acquisition ever
by an Indian firm.
The total estimated value of mergers and
acquisitions in India for 2007 was greater than
India has become nuclear power.
India has posted 4 straight years of 8% growth;
since its economy was liberalized in 1991.
Long Way to GO……….
47% of Indian children under the age of 5 are either
malnourished or stunted.
The adult literacy rate is 61%.
Only 10% of the entire Indian labor force works in
the formal economy.
The enrollment of 6-15 years old in school has
actually declined in the last year.”
Ranks 96 in the Global Hunger Index; about half of
the world's hungry live in India.
India has more people with HIV than any other
Only 585 rural hospitals compared to 985 urban
hospitals in the country.
Kaveri river Dispute still going on.
Communal Violence and Racialism.
According to United Nations calculations, India today
allocates lower than 1% of GDP to health which is the
18th lowest in the world.
The HDI for India is 0.619, which gives the country a
rank of 128th
out of 177 countries.
According to World Bank, India is also one of the most
under-banked major markets in the world.
*Sources: UNDP, UNICEF, World Food Program, CIA
*source: Central Intelligence Agency
Power shortage is estimated at 12% at peak levels and
8% at non-peak levels.
The national highways account for 2% of total road
Indian ports have a vessel turnaround time of 3-5
days, as against only 4-6 hours in Singapore and
Cargo traffic dips to 5% from last years 14%.
In India, tourism accounts for 6% of GDP.
*Source : World Economic Forum
Rank Country Continent Receipts (2006)
1 USA North America $85.7 billion
2 Spain Europe $51.1 billion
3 France Europe $42.9 billion
4 Italy Europe $38.1 billion
5 China Asia $33.9 billion
Europe $33.7 billion
7 Germany Europe $32.8 billion
8 Australia Oceania $17.8 billion
9 Turkey Europe $16.9 billion
10 Austria Europe $16.7 billion
65 India Asia $2.61 billion.
The Green Effect
340 million people dependent largely on
agricultural wage labor, $1 or less a day.
Contributes 16.6% to the GDP.
Growth declined from 3.8% to 2.6% last year.
In last 2 years on an average more than
17,000 farmers have committed suicide.
Money-lenders asking for up to 32% of
*Source: Academic Ranking of World Universities
• According to UNESCO India has over 35% of the
world’s total illiterate population.
• About 40 million primary school-age children in
India are not in school.
• More than 92 % children cannot progress beyond
COUNTRTY No. of UNIVERSITIES POPULATION
INDIA 348 1.2 billion
U.S. 3650 301 million
JAPAN 4000 127 million
35% schools don’t have infrastructure such as
blackboards and furniture.
Although Indian universities churn out 3 million
graduates a year, only 15% of them are suitable
employees for blue-chip companies.
*source: Central Intelligence Agency
India’s lack of success in exporting electronics
hardware to the global market.
Lacked the technology or equipments to detect and
preempt the widespread use of liquid explosives by
India lacks technology to build BrahMos missile's
liquid fuel ramjet engine.
Billions of dollars were being appropriated and not
spent on projects like India’s Kaveri jet engine, the
Arjun Tank, etc.
The Arjun main-battle tank not at all ready even
after 32 years of development work.
Corruption is a large loophole in Indian growth.
India 85th in world corruption index in 180
World Bank withheld $2 billions in funds for the
Discrimination in the name of Caste, Women ,God.
20% of rural habitations have partial or no access
to a safe drinking-water supply.
* Source: IBNlive.com, Human Rights Watch(hrw.org),World Bank
Be an INDIAN!
Grace of “Firangi”.
Sensex down by 59%.
20% of our money gone by FDI upliftment.
60% of import is “crude oil” leads to high inflation.
Rights of an individual.