One of the oldest civilizations, India is the largest democracy and fastest growing economy in the world. By 2030, India will become the world's third largest economy with projected GDP (PPP) at USD 13,716 bn (source: IMF Survey report).
In recent times, India has emerged as IT Superpower. In Technology, India has outperformed many developed countries. India became the first country to successfully complete the Mars mission in 1st attempt. We are also the fourth country to successfully venture into Mars.
India is a culturally rich and diverse country. It is known for its diversity in region, languages, food, clothes, festivals, religion etc. India is home to 32 UNESCO World Heritage sites and also to one of the wonders of the world.
Yoga is India's one of the biggest contributions to the world. India is a young country. Over half of India's population is below 25 years. By 2020, the average age of an Indian is expected to be 29 years.
Geographically India is the seventh largest country in the world. It has the world's third largest road & rail network.
National Capital Region (NCR) is a unique example of inter-state regional planning and development with National Capital Territory-Delhi (Capital of India) as its core.
NCR is one of the world's largest urban cluster with a population of over 46 million and density of 790/km2.
NCR is surrounded with major IT/cyber hub and manufacturing cities like Faridabad, Noida, Greater Noida & Tapukara.
NCR together generated GDP of USD 128.9 billion which is 7.5 % of the India's GDP (source: IMF survey report) with average growth rate of 35% (highest in India).
Temperature of NCR in November month:
Maximum - 27°C, Minimum - 13°C
Language: Hindi, English, Punjabi
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Doctor / Chemist: If you need a doctor, your hotel can contact a house physician. The medical stores in Super Bazar, Connaught Circus and in AIIMS and at some private hospitals such as Batra (Tughlakabad Institutional Area) and Spring Meadows (East of Kailash) are open 24 hours.
Almost all good hotels in Delhi offer the doctor on call facility. Any tourist can use this facility in need and the concerned hotel would certainly look into that. Some hotels also appoint their own 24-hour doctor. There are several chemist shops, which provides 24-hour services.
Some of the renowned 24- hour chemist shops are Jain Medicos at Chandni Chowk, Chemico Chemists and druggists at Connaught Place, Kokmet Chemist at Karol Bagh, Batra Medicals & Medical research centre in Mehrauli and so on.
Delhi has significant reliance on its transport infrastructure. The city has developed a highly efficient public transport system with the introduction of the Delhi Metro, which is undergoing a rapid modernization and expansion. 2.6. Public Taxi: This is metered. Ensure that the driver flags down the meter before he starts.
India has an amazing variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines. Contrary to what you may have heard, all Indian food is not hot and spicy - most dishes are only richly garnished to provide an exciting flavour. You will find excellent Restaurants that serve Indian, Chinese, Continental and other cuisines. Liquor is available freely in wine shops. It is also served in bars and restaurants in all major hotels, and select restaurants. Theatres, etc. are not licensed to serve liquor. National holidays are dry days when all liquor shops remain closed. The CONSUMPTION OF LIQUOR IS PROHIBITED IN PUBLIC PLACES.
Most Banks are open from 1000 hrs - 1600 hrs (Monday - Friday) and 1000 hrs - 1400 hrs (Saturday). Central Bank of India in Ashok Hotel and State Bank of India at the Airport are open round the clock. Banks in residential areas generally observe the weekly holiday of the area.
Credit Cards: American Express, Citibank, Master Card, Visa and Diners Club Credit Cards are generally accepted by large establishments, including hotels, shops and airlines.
India is a shopper's paradise. Of particular interest are carpets, handicrafts, jewellery, readymade garments and leather goods. It's best to buy goods only from the established shops and official Indian government outlets