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Prime Minister Modi’s policies of “Indianness”: the case of internationalising Ayurveda
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Datas 2016: Trading Economics
Exports from India: $ 22.8 billion
Petroleum is accounting for 20% of total exports
Chemical & Pharmaceutical for 19%
Gems & Jewellery for 14%
Agricultural & allied products for 10%
Textiles & Clothing for 10%
INDIA'S MAJOR MINERAL RESOURCES
- Coal : 4th largest reserves in the world.
- Mica, Bauxite : 5th largest reserves in the world.
- Iron ore, Manganese ore : 7th largest reserves in the world.
And Rare Earth Elements, Natural Gas, Diamonds etc...
But India's Oil reserves only meet 30% of the country's needs.
INDIA'S DEFENSE SPENDING
India boosted defense spending by 12% in 2014-15 over the previous year.
The military budget is: US$ 38.35 billion (It is less than a third of China's expenditure)
India has been the World's top arms buyer for the last 3 years.
Indicators : GDP
(Figures Trading Economics)
US$ 2.066 Billion (2014)
GDP per Capita
The GDP value of India represents 3.33% of the World Economy.
India's busiest Airports
(Fig.Mania and Listnbest)
1. Indira Gandhi International Airport: 36.88 million passengers
2. Mumbai International Airport : 31.74 million passengers
3. Chennai International Airport: 13.32 million passengers
4. Bangalore International Airport: 12.84 million passengers
5. Kolkata International Airport: 10.85 million passengers
Indian Aerospace Industry
The Indian Aerospace Industry has experienced a robust growth during the last five years.
It is expected to reach USD 23.52 billion by 2016. (Lucindel Report).
India's Most Populous Cities
Mumbai : 13,9 Million
Delhi : 12,6 Million
Bangalore : 8,5 Million
Hyderabad : 6,9 Million
Kolkata : 5,3 Million.
India's Greatest Fortunes
Ranking Top Five 2016 (Forbes)
1.Mukesh Ambani - $22.7 billion - Oil & Gas
2.Dilip Shangvi - $16.9 billion - Pharma Industry
3.Hinduja Family - $15.2 billion -Trucks,Banking,Cable Television
4.Azim Premji - $15 billion - IT services and Outsourcing
5.Pallonji Mistry - $13.9 billion - Engineering and Construction
About the Indian Parliament
"The Parliament of India is composed of the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and the Lok Sabha (House of the People).
Among the 541 recently elected representatives at the Lok Sabha, 27% are farmers and 11.3% are women.
Territorial and Administrative Organization
7 Union Territories
17 major languages
India's economy is worth almost US$ 2 Trillion, has the second-largest labour force in the world, labour force by occupation:
The first effect of the extraordinary development of the Indian economy has been to allow tens of millions of people to escape poverty, but it has also had the direct result of increased confrontation between the new Indian economy built on services and the mature economies of Switzerland and the countries of the European Union. Naturally, it is business leaders tourisme dentaire who are at the forefront in a competition that should benefit ...Read more