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India is one of the most populous countries in the world with a population in excess of 1. India has followed a different path of development from many other countries. India went more quickly from agriculture to services that tend to be less tightly regulated than heavy industry. That said there are some emerging manufacturing giants in the Indian economy. Despite optimism for India's prospects for economic growth and development, there are a number of obstacles which may yet see growth and development falter. India is a good case study to use when discussing the problems that persist when a country cannot rely on adequate critical infrastructure such as roads, railways, power and basic sanitation. Poor infrastructure hurts the Indian economy in numerous ways:.
The task that the democratically elected leaders of newly independent India embarked on in the early s was not for the faint of heart. The literacy rate stood at 14 percent, and the average life expectancy was thirty-two years. How successful has the country been in fulfilling the task over sixty years later? The country has experienced an increase in per capita income—especially since the s—as well as reductions in poverty and infant mortality rates. These improvements are not insignificant and mark a sharp break from the near stagnation that the country experienced during British rule.
Agarwal, A.N., Indian Economy: Problems of Development and Planning, Vikas. Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. ,(). 2. Ahmed S. K. K, Hoque.
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