Sandeep Purao’s Blog

November 15, 2007

Pushpak Express: We have always been rural

Filed under: Globalization,India — sandeep @ 2:48 am

“In one the greatest migrations in history, an average of 31 villagers are predicted to show up in an Indian city every minute for the next 43 years, according to a study by Goldman Sachs – 700 million people in all. This exodus, along with China’s, has helped push the world over a historic threshold this year: the planet, for the first time, is more urban than rural.” (as reported in the IHT, 13 Nov 2007)

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