Problems Loom for Urbanizing India

Two sets of graphs from show demographic trends in India that are likely to create a heavily urbanized country. But they aren't building the infrastructure to back up the growth, according to Thomas Crampton.

"Compared with 2005, additional 320 million people will enter India's working age population by 2030... and India is becoming more urbanized than China, BUT not yet spending on infrastructure."

Thomas Crampton is Asia-Pacific director of 360 Digital Influence for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.

Full Story: India's Coming Urban Crisis

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