The Republic of India
- India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world.
- India has become self-sufficient in agricultural production,
- India is among the 10 most industrialized
nation in the world. Is one of the BRICS (Brazil,
South Africa) markets
- Population of India: 1,220 million (17% of the world population). The literacy rate in India is
64.84%, 75.26 for males and 53.67 for females.
- The Constitution of India recognizes 22 different languages, Hindi is the official language.
English is the language of business in India.
- Surface of India 135.79 million Km² (2.4% of the World area)
The capital of India is Delhi, the centre of Indian politics, international embassies and has one of the highest per capita
revenue levels in The Republic of India.
- Mumbai (Bombay) is the commercial capital of India and one of the biggest
cities in the world (16 million people).
- Bangalore is the "Silicon Valley of India" and the
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) center.
- Kolkata (Calcutta) is one of the biggest metropolitan cities of India with
strong cultural and literary tradition.
- Chennai (Madras) in South India has a strong industrial
base, many engineering and technical companies of India are located in Chennai
Example of the course (Introduction to India):
It´s necessary to know Indian history in order to know the Indian culture and
the form to do business locally, specially the influence of Hinduism.
- The history and culture of India begins along the Indus River.
- The Republic of India has the most religious diversity in any
nation. In India
was born the Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Zoroastrian and Jainism.
- In India, religion is considered to
be extremely important.Hinduism is the religion of 82% of the population
- Hinduism is the 3th biggest religion of the world (after Christianity and Islam):
837 million followers - 13% of the population
of the world.
- Hinduism is the main religion in India, Nepal, and among
the Tamils in Sri Lanka.
- Hindu sacred texts are perhaps the most ancient religious texts still
surviving today. The primary sacred texts of Hinduism are the Vedas:
the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda.
- The Bhagavad Gita, considered part of the Mahabharata (400 or 300 B.C.), is a central text of Hinduism, a philosophical dialog between the god Krishna and the warrior Arjuna. This is
one of the most popular and accessible of all Hindu scriptures, required reading
for anyone interested in Hinduism.
- Whereas the caste system was abolished by law in 1949, it remains a
important force in India.
- Mahatma Gandhi has come to be known as the Father of India and a beacon
of light in the last decades of British colonial rule, promoting non-violence, justice and harmony between people of all faiths.
"Ahimsa, non-violence, comes from strength, and the strength is from God, not
man. Ahimsa always comes from within." Gandhi
The Ayurvedic idea is that the organism adapts to the environment and its
food, climate etc. This principle of adaptation is called satyma.
In India, Ayurveda is gaining a lot of prominence as an alternative to
: Economy of India - States of India and Union Territories - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India - New Delhi - Bangalore - Mumbai - Andhra Pradesh - Gujarat - Haryana - India's Free trade agreements
EENI in Hindi: मास्टर विदेश पार