With a population of more than 1.2 billion, India is the world’s largest democracy. Over the past decade, the country’s integration into the global economy has been accompanied by economic growth. India has now emerged as a global player.
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— Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership with the World Bank is organizing a Google+ Hangout to enable greater engagement of the Indian corporate sector in India’s skill development initiatives.
— The South Asia Economic Conclave seeks to stimulate informed dialogue between the private sector and governments to promote regional trade and investment, which would in turn help catalyze higher growth and new job opportunities for all countries in South Asia.
The Government of India, the Governments of Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, and West Bengal and the World Bank Board today signed a US$ 308.40 million credit agreement in support of the second phase of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Program (NCRMP).
A favorable external environment, particularly the sharp decline in oil and commodity prices, has helped the economy to turn the corner, and improved the economic outlook significantly. Nevertheless, the pace of reforms will need to be stepped up to bridge gaps and accelerate growth.
The headlong rush towards urbanization together with skyrocketing technological advances is reshaping the world. How then can India use these defining transformations of the 21st century to reimagine the future?