A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on March 19. India’s 700-million-strong youth population could provide a ready talent pool for the provision of services internationally. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on March 19. India’s 700-million-strong youth population could provide a ready talent pool for the provision of services internationally. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on March 19. India’s 700-million-strong youth population could provide a ready talent pool for the provision of services internationally. Photo: AFP
Rajiv Kumar
Opinion

Opinion

Rajiv Kumar and Kowthamraj V. Sangappillai

In the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, India could emerge as the power behind the global growth engine

  • The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a backlash against globalisation, which ignores its huge contribution to global GDP and poverty reduction
  • While China, with its dynamic supply chain, labour pool and support systems for manufacturing, powered global growth after the 2008 financial crisis, India could do the same for services

A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on March 19. India’s 700-million-strong youth population could provide a ready talent pool for the provision of services internationally. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on March 19. India’s 700-million-strong youth population could provide a ready talent pool for the provision of services internationally. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai on March 19. India’s 700-million-strong youth population could provide a ready talent pool for the provision of services internationally. Photo: AFP
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