About India

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    India Profile

Republic of India is the most diverse country in the world. Seventh largest in geographical area, second largest in terms of population and the most populous Democratic country in the world.


India has people from various religions. Major religions are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism. Apart from Hindi and English, there are 22 official languages, and in all more than 61 different languages spoken in India.
India is quite diverse when it comes to geographical terrain, right from the Himalayan ranges in the north, Thar Dessert in North west, beautiful beaches all along its coastline, tea gardens in Assam, coffee plantations in Nilgiri hills in southern India, Sunderbans in Bengal, coral reefs on islands of Lakshadweep, Lagoons in Kerala, India has got it all. It’s a dream travel destination for tourists across the globe. It is rich in its culture and heritage. It has a very long history right from the time of Indus Valley Civilization. India has preserved its customs, traditions, and ancient heritages.
The Indian economy is the twelfth largest in the world, with its GDP measured in USD exchange rate terms crossing the trillion dollar mark. Based on Purchasing Power Parity, it’s now the fourth largest economy in the world after USA, China and Japan.
India's economy has been growing at an average of 8% for the past 3 years. India has emerged premier global manufacturing hub with the foray of a number of multinational corporations setting up plants in India. It attracts a large scale of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in various sectors highest being in electrical equipments, services, telecommunication, transportation, fuel, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food processing etc.
To know about India, visit the links given below and do plan to visit it atleast once in a lifetime.
  India at a Glance 
Indian Economy:   http://indiainbusiness.nic.in/economy/economy.htm
Indian Government
Pranab Mukherjee

Prime Minister
Narendra Modi

List of Council of Ministers Directory of Government Of India
  http://india.gov.in/spotlight/union-council-ministers   http://goidirectory.nic.in/