India isn’t just the world’s fastest-growing major economy; it’s also one of the world’s largest construction sites, currently on its way to tripling its supply of commercial and institutional stock since 2010. What’s driving much of that development is the need for new office spaces, as the country strains to make room for a vast young workforce expected to hit 700 million by 2030.
Can the culture and language of Indian cinema be successful across national boundaries? What are the processes through which film celebrities in Mumbai become global stars? As a part of its Mumbai as a City of Knowledge initiative, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai addressed these questions through a public discussion with Aseem Chhabra, writer, journalist and alumnus of the School of Journalism at Columbia University, that was moderated by Dr. Ravina Aggarwal, Director of the Center. Mr.
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The elderly population in India is likely to reach around 300 million, according to a United Nations report, accounting for 20% of the total population of the country by 2050. In order to provide increased attention to the needs and challenges of aging, the Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai organized two events on October 8, 2018, that were led by Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, Associate Professor at the Mailman School of Public Health and Interim co-Director of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center.