There is no workforce like the Indians, there is an amazing desire to learn 320
Outsourcing is good. 322
I'm in the same situation as you -- working from anecdotal information. I simply work in the IT...
There is no workforce like the Indians, there is an amazing desire to learn 321
Statistics don't lie but you gotta know how to read them. The first technique is...
I don't think so....
India is a poor country. Sixty percent of Indians survive with less than 60 US$ a year; 30 percent can spend up to 180 US$ a year and only four percent have more than that. Only one percent of the population earns enough (more than 1000 US$-year), to pay income tax while taxpayers reach 60 percent in developed countries. (Agriculture is exempt from tax). Three out of four Indians live in villages where traditional religious values still dominate and make them accept anything without complaining. The middle-clbutt, which is a majority in developed countries, represents only 10 to 20 percent here depending on the criteria used. Industrial capital is owned either by the State or by an oligarchy of great families such as the Tata, Mahindra, Birla, Bajaj etc. Half of the population is still illiterate and almost a third of it lives below the poverty line which is defined here as a food intake of 2200 calories per day.
These numbers are indicative of the poverty of the Indian mbuttes but one has to go there to see the misery of hordes of skeletal, ulcerated or crippled beggars, to grasp the extent of the problem. I have stayed in many a dump in the course of my backpacking adventures but I must say that India gets the first prize for the unhealthiness, filth and stench of its crowded slums where the homeless camp out on sidewalks and in vacant lots. And on top of that, sacred cows feeding on garbage heaps at every street corner, whose dung is gathered to be used as fuel for cooking food. And everywhere, the big red splashes of betel nut chewers' spittle...
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