Esteemed Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Thapar, Anushka Sharma sahiba, Waheeda Rehman sahiba, Syed Naseeruddin Shah, Salman Khan, Virat Kohli, Navjot Sidhu, and Kapil Sharma : Can Indian students change the world?

'' Well for the sake of history,'' let me categorically tell you that ''the students of Proud Pakistan and the world can.''

On Sam daily Times, - The Voice Of The Voiceless, the Founder Framers got disabled the readers from Pakistan. Or we would have now clocked over 78 MILLION READERS.

And you all will do well to remember that The World Students Society is the exclusive ownership of every student of India - just as it is the exclusive ownership of every student in the world.

Esteemed Founder Vishnu, Lakshmi, and also Trade Briefs International, to ensure that all and every student of India stands informed and has a clear democratic option and a free will to choose.

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FOR MOST OF HISTORY, Mother India was one of the world's leading economies, and it now has a fighting chance to recover that role.

As India overtakes China as the most populous country in the world, and as international companies seek new bases for manufacturing outside China, India has a historic opportunity to recover its mojo in a way that would change the world.

But can this lumbering giant of a nation pull that off ? Some experts are optimistic. '' I fully believe this can be not just India's decade, but also India's century,'' Bob Sterniels, the global managing partner of Mckinsey & Company, told me - from Mumbai, which he was visiting.

And Morgan Stanley, the investment bank, says that India is on track '' for unprecedented economic growth '' that will allow it to leapfrog Japan and Germany to become the world's third biggest economy by 2027.

I am not quite that confident in India's future, but I do believe it has a fighting chance to soar economically - if it faces up to three major challenges ; It needs to improve education, boost women in the labor force and improve the business climate to increase manufacturing.

BEYOND improving education, India also has to offer opportunities for educated women in the economy. The East Asian economic boom rested on very different economic models.

South Korea's path looked nothing like Taiwan's, and China's was different from Malaysia's.

But one common thread was that these countries prospered in part by educating village girls and then moving these educated women into the urban labor force, hugely expanding their country's productivity. Bangladesh has done something similar.

India in contrast squanders the talent of the female half of its population, at least in economic terms. 

Only 23 percent of Indian women are in the labor force - compared with 61 percent in China and 56 % in the United States - and in India female labor force participation has actually been dropping for most of the past two decades.

While health and education obstacles affect all children, they are often particularly acute for girls because of age-old discriminatory attitudes.

'' MANY GIRLS are still underfed, malnourished, and suffer from stunting and anemia,'' noted Ruchira Gupta, founder of anti-trafficking organization called APNE AAP.

'' They don't have access to secondary schools, and young women don't have enough access to universities, training programs and most of all, to jobs in the formal sector.''

In conversation with young Indian women, I hear again and again about the barriers they face that their brothers don't.

It's difficult for single women to rent apartments, it's considered inappropriate for them to be out in the evening, and they are subjected to a blizzard of sexual harassment, which persists because of a cultural impunity.

YET I wonder if that, too, isn't changing. India has more strong, independent women than ever, and they are forcing change.

In a slum in Kolkata, I met Mary Mondal, 23, whose parents had no education, but she managed to get through college and now works for Tata Consultancy Services, an Indian technology giant.

'' I'm ambitious,'' she acknowledged bluntly, and she added that the young women she knows are generally more diligent and determined than their male contemporaries. '' I can do everything a boy can do,'' she said firmly.

When Mondal was walking down the street the other day, a stranger passing her made a rude remark about her breasts - so she shouted at the man and grabbed him by the collar.

'' I slapped him three or four times and said, ' How dare you say that ? ' '' Mondall recalled. '' I just exploded. I made him apologize.'' She smiled at the memory :

'' I really shamed him,'' she said. A crowd gathered around and joined Mondal in berating and humiliating the man - and I bet he won't do that again.

The Publishing of this Master Essay on India continues. The World Students Society thanks author Nicholas Kristof.


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