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SWOT analysis of the Indian economy:

SWOT analysis (or SWOT matrix) is a strategic planning technique used to help identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats associated with business competition or project planning of an individual or company. Its objective is to specify the objectives of a company or commercial project and identify the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieve those objectives. Users of the SWOT analysis often ask and answer questions to make the tool useful and generate meaningful information for each category to determine their competitive advantage. SWOT has been described as a proven and true tool for strategic analysis, but also criticized for its limitations.

Strengths and weaknesses are often intrinsically linked, but opportunities and threats generally focus on the external environment. The name is an acronym for the four parameters that the technique examines:

Strengths:
1. India has a great workforce
2. There is a high percentage of arable land
3. Notes on the diverse nature of the economy.
4. This is a large English-speaking population and the availability of skilled labor
5. A stable economy is not affected by external changes
6. The extensive higher education policy is the third largest reservoir of engineers
7. High growth rate of the economy.
8. The IT and BPO sector, which provides valuable foreign exchange, is booming.
9. Abundance of natural resources.

Weakness:
1. The labor force involved in agriculture is very high, representing only 23% of GDP
2. A quarter of the population below the poverty line
3. High unemployment rate
4. Inequality in the current socio-economic conditions
5. Poor infrastructure
6. Low productivity
7. Massive population that leads to resource shortages
8. Low-level automation
9. Red topicism, bureaucracy
10. Low literacy rates
11. Unequal distribution of wealth
12. The rural-urban division leads to disparities in living standards

Opportunities:
1. The scope of the entry of private companies in various sectors for business.
2. Foreign direct investment flows are likely to increase in many sectors.
3. It is possible to earn large currencies in the IT and ITES sector.
4. Invest in R&D and engineering design.
5. The biotechnology area.
6. Large population of Indian diaspora abroad (NRI).
7. Infrastructure area
8. Large domestic market: an opportunity for the sale of multinationals
9. There are huge reserves of natural gas in India and there are huge opportunities for natural gas fuels.
10. A vast forest area and diverse wildlife
11. Huge agricultural resources, fisheries, plantations, crops and livestock.

Threats:
1. Depression of the global economy
2. High fiscal deficit
3. Government intervention in some states is threatening
4. Volatility in crude oil prices worldwide
5. Increase in import invoice
6. Population explosion, the population growth rate is even higher
7. The monsoon depends a lot on the rain.

Also read: Types of EnvironmentMicro EnvironmentMacro EnvironmentSocio-Cultural EnvironmentRecent developments in economic environmentEnvironmental AnalysisETOP (Environmental Technology Opportunities Portal)


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