india


CPSC Membership

Partner Ministry/Organization Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development
Liaison Officer Dr. D. K. Paliwal
Deputy Educational Adviser (T)
Room No. 209, ‘C’ Wing
Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi, India
Recent Programs Held in the Country 2016: (1) Regional Program on Skills Development for Poverty Alleviation (2) International Conference on Sustainable Skill Development: Challenges and Future Perspectives and (3) Special Program on "Young Business Leaders Program on Socially Responsible Business (SRB)". February 15-20, 2016.
2015: In-Country Program on Accreditation and Certification. October 26-30, 2015.
2015: In-Country Program on Blue Ocean Strategy in TVET. February 9-13, 2015.
2013: Special In-Country Program on Champion Leaders Development Program on TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation (SDPA). December 16-20, 2013.
2012: In-Country Program (ICP) on “Web-based Teaching and Learning System”. December 17-22, 2012
Ambassador Mr. N. Ramakrishnan
Charge d’ Affaires
Embassy of the Republic of India to the Philippines
Address of Embassy/Consulate in Manila 2190 Paraiso Street, Dasmariñas Village,
P.O. Box 2123, MCPO, Makati City, Metro Manila

Economy

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GDP $2.250 billion (nominal; 2017), 7th
GDP Per Capita $1,604 (nominal; 2017)
Currency Indian rupee (INR) = 100 paise
Major Exports software, petrochemicals, agriculture, leather, jewelry, engineering goods, pharmaceuticals, textiles, chemicals, transportation, ores
Major Imports crude oil, gold and precious stones, electronics, engineering goods, chemicals, plastics, coal and ores, iron and steel, vegetable oil
Major Industries software, petroleum products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, textiles, steel, transportation equipment, machinery, leather, cement, mining, construction
Major Export Partners European Union 16.9%, United States 15.2%, United Arab Emirates 11.3%, Hong Kong 4.6% (2015)
Major Import Partners China 15.8%, European Union 11.2%, Saudi Arabia 5.5%, Switzerland 5.4%
Foreign Exchange Reserves $362.79 billion (2017)
Inflation 3.17%
Population below Poverty Line 12.4%
Gini Coefficient 33.9 (moderately equal)
Competitiveness Rank 39th
Ease of Doing Business Rank 130th (out of 190)
Employment Rate 95.0% (2016, est.)
Unemployment Rate 5.0% (2016, est.)

Politics

india-president-mukherjeePranab Mukherjee (www.merinews.com)

Type of Government Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
Head of State Pranab Mukherjee
Head of Government Narendra Modi
Legislating Body/Bodies Parliament of India
Upper House: Rajya Sabha
Lower House: Lok Sabha

Social Facts

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Time zone UTC + 5:30
Human Development Index 0.609 (high, 130th out of 180)
Literacy Rate 72.1% (men, 80.9%; women, 62.8%)
% of people with internet access 26.0% (approx. 340,873,137)
Life Expectancy 69.72 years (Males: 66.93, Females: 72.89)
Drives on the Left
Calling code +91
ISO 3166 code IN
Internet TLD .in