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ma~d 60 years of dipwmatic refations 6etween Inata ami • germany. 'I1ie year of lJermany in India was .JfaeDed off 6y CliancelIor :Me~(' in :M.ay2011. 'I1ie (]Jays of Inara in germany will6e }ragged off on l1tfi :May' 2012 at tfie 1fam6urg ([Jon PestirJa{ witli Inara as partner country, 6y Inaran :Minister for Commerce, ltufustry rtl rr'~'fes, ;4.nami Sliarma. 'I1ie Intftanfrio~te I!NS rreg onits ma.Ufen voyage from 7(pfinin• grad, wliere it lias 5een recently commissionetf, wil(join tlie qerman frieate, :Meck{en6urg 'Vorpommem -in feading tfie parade of' snips down tlie 'Effie ~ocefe6rate tfie 1fam6urg 1fgenge6.urtstag,
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1:ik~ 'I1ie areas of focus duriTl{/tIie (]Jays wi£[ 6e: .}l. 'Economy ami Commerce; lB. Science a1uf q'eclinofogy; C. Vnwersities rd.. 'Vocaiionafrr'raining,' ami CfJ. ct¢tUT'l • .• . 'l1iere wi£{ 6e a series of events tfirOUOIi2012 til[ :Marcli 2Q13, in eacti of these areas" ." 7nrougfz Symposia, rr'ratfePalrs, p':{fii6itions, U'o~liops e:l 'Events in Vniversities, !Museums, tfown 1fafls, ([Ja~ rtl Concert tlieatres in a{[ tlie major-cities in germany et. in tfie sma{[ cities too, in a£[ tfie J6Ldntfer. We nope

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I ndia lias many stories to tell: 'Ihere is tlie eternal India, • an ancient C1~izatwn witli its great epics, tlie IJ?slmttyanaanti tlie 9rlalia6Iiarata, O!4eT even than the Hid anti tlie oayssey. Then there is the new India, a young India; an India on t.1ie m.o-ve . 'llie mission of ([Jays of I ndia , • is to create an umierstanding tliat goes 8eyona stereotypical images, to present tke many modern facets of a/as! clianging India; •. an India of ideas ana aspirations, an India of scientists ana engineers, an India of entrepreneurs ami Iiome-grown muitinationafs, an India wliere more films are produced' than in J{o({ywood, an India witli aaeiectorate of 600mn peopie, . an India offast-growl:ng cities and-urban ami rural infrastructure, • an India wliic~ is in tlie milfdIe of a process. witliout historical prece~~ .

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................ of cliangittg tlie soao-eamomic fo.ruiscape·oJ an ancient peDpfe in a young nation through democratic means

flna in presenting these messages, tlirougli CJJaysof India; to connect . to connect minds, especia[Cyyoung minas, to connect ideas, • to connect capQ6iEities, ana to connect cuhures. j(na in so aoin8 to reflect ana.prorrwte the cgntempo~ary engagement of two great nations, India ana (jennany.
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fJ1ie India grOwtli story over tfie fast 'decad« lias been remarR,; . a6fe, witli its nominal qqyp more tlian tre6{my from tess than VSrD 0.5 6n in 2000 to VSC[) 1.6 on in 2011. Puelled primarily 6y strong{y growing domestic marR§ts, saviugs and investment. rates, tlie economy grew .6y 1% in 2011 and is expected to grow at 6.9% in, 2012, registering an averae~ · growtli rate of around8% over tlie decade. '7Jieservice sector contri6utes 59% to India's (j(])<P, compared to 29% 6y :Manufacturing and 12% 6y JIgncuuure.

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India lias emerged as a k,nowfedge economy witli signific.ant capabilities in Science, r[eclinowgy, and IJ(ei,rD, it lias rapitffy moved up tlie value cliain not just in services, bu: in ma7Jufac· turing and engineenng too. Hundreds of success stories liave been scn'pted 6y Indian innovators a.nif entrepreneurs, working' to provide indioenous, smart, and fruqa! solutions for specific Indian needs, in an environmenta[[y 'sustainabie, k,nowfediJe- • intensive, cost-effective manner.
In recent years, India has been rated as tlie second most preferred. 'investment destination, worliiwUie. (Jlrogressive reforms, • initiated in tlie 90s across a[[ sectors of tne economy and of socia[[y-indusi:ve, marR§t-feif growtli strategy lias seen the country . emerge as tlieworfif's fourtli fargest economy on a purcfiasing power parity basis and tlie nintli {arges£on nominal qqyp 6asis.
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wfiicfi in Jfinifu ana (]3urfafiist pfiifosophy represents energy, enerBY waiting to 6e tapped; ana enerBY rariiatino a{[ around.
Our Cfzak.ra combines tlie coidurs of the Indian and tfte german foBS, representing tile synergies in two Breat nations worlijng tOBetlier.

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