India’s pragmatic brain drain to brain gain

This Channel NewsAsia segment is a bit dated (as it was uploaded onto YouTube in May 2007), but it still gives a good overview of India’s brain drain and increasing brain gain – including the rising number of foreigners working in India. The segment mentioned that an IT manager could earn four times more in Singapore than in India, but of course, there would be a difference in the cost of living as well as the standard of living between the two countries.

The reporter also concluded by saying “to be where the opportunities are and not where the heart is” has become the pragmatic approach of many global professionals or expatriates:

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