26Dec06

“In the last 12 years, India’s economy has grown at an average annual rate of about 7 percent, reducing poverty by 10 percent. However, 40 percent of the world’s poor still live in India, and 28 percent of the country’s population continues to live below the poverty line. More than one third live on less than a dollar a day, and 80 percent live on less than two dollars a day. India’s recent economic growth has been attributed to the service industry, but 60 percent of the workforce remains in agriculture.”

Fast Company Expert Blog

I became very interested in India, ever since it has begun its road on the verge of economic growth. Now I’m even more interested in it, since one of my best international friends is from India.

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