India

India
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Capital:New Delhi

Population:1,147,995,904

GDP:$1.099 trillion

GDP Growth Rate:9% (2008)

In the late 1990s,India emerged as an economic giant and quickly exploded into the global economic stage. This nation of 1.1 billion people is the world’s fourth largest economy and has enjoyed an average annual growth rate of 8% since 2004. India is a world leader in highly efficient and low-cost information technology services, business services, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing.

Over the past decade, global companies have been opening offices and outsourcing core business functions to Indian companies in modern expanding cities and manufacturing centers such as Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. Groups visiting these cities will be introduced to multinational company operations and leading Indian information technology companies such as InfoSys, Wipro, and Satyam. You will also see how manufacturing giants such as Tata Motors retools and expands to meet the demands of India’s fast growing middle class. Despite the rapid modernization and expansion, India also remains a nation of traditional economic activity with 60% of its workforce engaged in agricultural activities and is known for its vibrant, diverse culture symbolized by the Taj Mahal and other historical landmarks.


Featured Itinerary

Many seminars focus on "Doing Business in India." These seminars survey India's diverse business sectors by visiting a variety of companies focusing on Mumbai and New Delhi. As with all GLC Travel Seminars, the itinerary is fully customizable.

Mumbai: Days 1-5

Business Highlights: Potential Company visits include , and many more.

Cultural Highlights: Bombay High Court, Essel World, Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Haji Ali Dargah, Siddhivinayak Temple, Sanjay Ghandi National Park, Regal Cinema, Tikuji-Ni-Wadi, India Tower, Wankhede stadium, Global Vipassana Pagoda, Kanheri Caves, INS Vikrant (R11), Mahalakshmi Temple, Nehru Science Centre, Elephanta Island, Mumbai Devi Temple, Royal Opera House, Girgaum Chowpatty, Banganga Tank, Mahakali Caves, David Sassoon Library.

New Delhi: Days 6-10

Business Highlights: Potential Company visits include and many others.

Cultural Highlights: The Red Fort, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutb Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham, Chandni Chowk, Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Hauz Khas Complex, Yamuna, Garden of Five Senses, Select Citywalk, ISKON Temple, Nehru Planetarium, Iron Pillar of Delhi, Emporio, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Agrasen ki Baoli, Qutb Complex, Grand Mosque, Sacred Heart Cathedral.

 

Mumbai, India

"I cannot thank you enough for providing this opportunity, it was a real eye-opener."

      -Brent Goldstein, Undergraduate Business Student      



New Delhi, India

"Words cannot describe the place! I would have never gone but for the travel seminar opportunity and now all I want to do is go back!"

      -Janice Fuchs, Global MBA Student