India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline – and history reaching back 5 millennia. In the north, Mughal Empire landmarks include Delhi’s Red Fort complex, massive Jama Masjid mosque and Agra’s iconic Taj Mahal mausoleum. Pilgrims bathe in the Ganges in Varanasi, and Rishikesh is a yoga center and base for Himalayan trekking.
Three mountain ranges extend from the Indus River in the northwest, to the Brahmaputra River in the east, including the Himadri, Himachal and Shivaliks - all with deep canyons gorged by the fast-flowing water. India's highest point is Kanchenjunga which rises 28,208 ft. (8,598 m).The land rises slightly into two plateaus, bordered in the central and south by lower mountains (Ghats), that gently slope into narrow coastal plains. Numerous rivers drain the land, and without question, the Ganges is the heartbeat of India and one of the most significant rivers on the planet.
The research ecosystem in India presents a significant opportunity for multinational corporations across the world due to its intellectual capital available in the country. Overall India-based R&D Globalization and R&D Services market reached US$ 20 [email protected] in 2015, up by 9.9 per cent over 2014. R&D Services market stood at US$ 7.76 billion and R&D Globalisation market [Captives] stood at US$ 12.25 billion. India’s R&D globalisation and services market is set to almost double by 2020 to US$ 38 billion. According to the study, India-based R&D services companies, which account for almost 22 per cent of the global addressed market, grew much faster at 12.67 per cent. The market for Engineering R&D [ER&D] companies in India is mainly structured across pure play PES. India's ER&D services market is expected to reach US$ 15-17 billion by 2020 and North America continues to be the largest market contributing to 55 per cent of revenues.
In Infectious Diseases, this nation produced many researchers so far. India has established infrastructure for advanced medical research. Infectious Diseases Society of India has emerged as a leader in basic, translational and clinical Infectious Diseases, Anthrax and Australian bat lyssavirus, providing guidance in clinical care, education, training, research, patient advocacy, information dissemination and capacity building, within and outside India. Numerous Infectious Diseases journals are published from India with good reputation. List of Infectious Diseases journals in India include more than 13 journals which publishes around 350 articles every year. Several leading Institutions in the country including All Indian Institute of Mediacal Science, Academy of Medical sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and others are spearheading the infection disease. Many Infectious Diseases journals of India are publishing innovative research work in the field of endocrinology. India Infectious Diseases journals list contains journal like “Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology”, “Journal of Global Infectious Diseases”, etc.