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india is...

one of the worlds emerging countries

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what is it predicted to be?

2nd largest economy by 2050

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how much has the economy grown?

7% per year average

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significance SOCIAL

-worlds 2nd largest population
-4th and 5th largest cities
-worlds worst urban slums (40 million people)

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significance POLITICALLY

-worlds largest democracy
-growing global influence

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significance CULTURALLY

-four world religions (hinduism, buddhism, jainism and sikshism)
-very diverse
-worlds most ancient cultures
-worlds largest film industry

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significance ENVIRONMENTALLY

-richest biodiversity
(elephants, tigers, bird, plants)
-worst environment problem (land air and water pollution)

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TNCs

trans national companies

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example of TNC

BT
(call centres)

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outsourcing

companies move services over seas, labour = cheaper

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call centres

employees are graduates earning 20% or what pays in the uk
(cheaper)

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footloose companies

BT

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Problems of growth in India

-housing shortages and slum development
-water supply and waste disposal
-air pollution and traffic