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s well as being a fascinating country, with a rich and varied culture, India is emerging as a major world economy. More and more people are going there to live and work. The purpose of this book is to ease the transition between western and Indian cultures. If you are going to India to do business or for long-term employment, or are being relocated there by your company, this book will tell you all you need to know to help you and your family settle quickly into your new environment - and to ensure that it is the experience of a lifetime.Beginning with an overview of the history of India, its geographical divisions, political system, religions, languages and ethnic and cultural divisions, this comprehensive guide goes on to provide detailed information on: how to get a work permit and find a job; Indian work practices, employment rights and benefits; taxes and pensions; the Indian health care system; how to set up a business and set up a company; how to buy or rent a property; what the cost of living is like; how to open a bank account and obtain a credit card; expatriate and Indian lifestyles; entertainment and leisure in India; Indian customs and habits food - the regional variations and local delicacies; and raising and educating your children. Contents: Preface: The Indian Experience; 1. India's History; 2. General Information; 3. Life in India; 4. Immigration; 5. Travel; 6. Employment in India; 7. Business in India; 8. Money; 9. Housing; 10. Health; 11. Education; 12. Leaving India. Appendices; Index

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845281991
ISBN-10: 1845281993
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 214
Imprint: How To Books Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Kris Rao

Kris Rao is author of A Guide to Studying and Living in Britain and has many years' experience assisting individuals, families and organizations in preparing for overseas projects. Dr Ian Beadham, an Indophile has lived and worked in India for several years, including as a Research Associate at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Both authors have personal experience of the pitfalls to be avoided as well as the tremendous benefits to be reaped from living and working in India.

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