How real is the problem of brain drain in India? At 17.5 million, there’s a reason the Indian diaspora is the largest in the world. “Non-residential” Indians are becoming “not-returning” Indians, and even the “reverse brain drain” has stopped. We explore the reasons why,
Brain drain leads to reduced economic growth, limited innovative capacities and lack of skilled manpower. India is losing its doctors, engineers and entrepreneurs to other countries, it’s losing much of its skilled human capital.

The spread of Technology

The adoption of new technology is essential to long-term macroeconomic growth. In general, rich countries are on the technology frontier and rely on research and development to achieve further improvements in technical efficiency. Low-income countries, in contrast, have the option of adopting technologies already developed elsewhere. Yet not much is known about the process by which new technologies spread from one country to the others.

Women empowerment in today’s era

How realistically Tennyson has described the miserable condition of the women in the past. Earlier they were used as commodity which were purchased and sold just to make them perform certain functions. But gone are the days, now we have stepped into the modern age, the age of women empowerment where half of the population of women is empowered. Outcomes are in the form of Pratibha Patil, Indra Nooyi, Kalpana Chawala, Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra and the list goes on.