Currency: Indian rupee
Value, March 2004: C$0.029
Value, March 2003: C$0.031
Major industries: Software, pharmaceuticals, leather, IT services
Capital: New Delhi
Official language: Hindi, spoken by 30% of population
Other major languages: Bengali, English, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
SIGHTS FOR CEOs
Built in 1753 – 54 by Nawab Shauja-ud-Daula for his father Safdarjung, a viceroy of Awadh, this garden tomb has been called “the last flicker in the lamp of Mughal architecture.” Surrounded by lush gardens, the mausoleum’s walls of marble and sandstone enclose a courtyard and a mosque. — SL
SPEAK FOR YOURSELF
Essential phrases for business travelers
(English / Hindi)
Hello. Do you speak English?
Namaste. Kya ap ko angrezi afi hai?
How long is the drive to [place name]?
[Place name] tak daddee chalane me kitna samaya lagega?