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India in 21st Century
By: Huma Fatima The Republic of India consists of 28 states and seven union territories. After more than 60years of independence India is emerging as one of the largest growing economies in the world. India is advancing in many fields like Science and technology, IT etc to name a few. In today's world where values are eroding fast India is still holding onto its values and culture while still developing. India is among the top countries when it comes to the information technology. The IT sector has seen a lot of growth in the last decade. The software development companies in India are becoming popular because of the performance. The last few years have been very good for the IT sector in India due to the research and development in these fields. There has been a lot of awareness in Indians in the 21 century due to the emergence of electronic and television media. Mobile phones and broadband internet has become very common and inexpensive due to that people can communicate easily with the rest of the world. As a result people have become more informed about what is going on in the world. And that is creating a lot of change in the society. The society in India is changing rapidly many evil social practices like sati, child-marriage, dowry etc no longer exists .The literacy rate of the women is also increasing at a fast pace as a result women are also contributing to the countries progress. In every walk of life there contribution is being appreciated .In the field of Education also new policies have been introduced to increase the literacy rate of the country. The new police is to achieve Education for All(EFA) by the year 2015. The quality of life has improved a lot in the last decade. Because of emergence of the BPO sector there are lot of employment opportunities .And as a result people are more prosperous and happy. There has been lot of development in the industrial field in the 21 century. The Indian film industry is very large industry in India. Bollywood which is the major segment of the Indian film industry is one of the most successful and popular industry. Bollywood films are watched all over the world and they bring a lot of revenue to the country. There has been immense growth in the field of textile industry. The textile industry employs about 38 million people making it largest source of industrial employment. The Indian space and research organization (ISRO) has put 10 satellites into orbit in April 2008.Since they started going on to space in 1960 there has been lot of technological advancement. Space transportation, deep space exploration, missile weapons and satellites are all part of country's agenda. It has developed cryogenic rocket engines a very important technology for manned space missions. I would like to conclude by saying that if India continues to progress at the same pace it will among the developed countries in a few years.…...

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