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Top destination for higher studies and professional expatriation, Pune attracts expatriates in large numbers every year. As the State of Maharashtra's industrial hub, with a diverse economy, it is deemed to be a land of promises for expatriates.

Nicknamed the "Second Silicon Valley of India" after Bangalore, Pune is a very modern and bustling metropolis, reflecting a blend of ancient and modern architecture.

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The largest country in Southeast Asia and second only to China in population, India lures travellers with its astounding diversity and colourful customs. Steeped in history and home to some of the world’s renowned artistic and architectural heritage, India is a constant discovery.

If you wish to work in India you will need to obtain a valid work visa. Work visas are specially designed for foreigners who wish to join a company in India or start a business or even work for an NGO. Those hoping to work in the country are required to complete an online visa application and take the printout of the online filled in application and required travel documents to their nearest embassy.

India is one of the developed countries with fast developing economy and diverse job opportunities. People who wish to come and work in India find the open labour market welcoming. For those who wish to explore India and can adapt to the culture and lifestyle of the country, working there can be a great opportunity. There are several major cities, including Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore and Pondicherry, that host expatriate communities.

New Delhi is officially the national capital of India. One of the most progressive cities with a positive growth rate, Delhi has been attracting foreign professionals, investors and several leading international and multinational companies over the years. Being the country’s federal capital, the city hosts important institutions like the parliament, the Supreme Court, as well as other government authorities.

Mumbai is the capital city of the State of Maharashtra and is India's wealthiest city. It is also the world’s fourth most densely populated city with a population of around 20.5 million. Known as the commercial and entertainment capital of India, this mega city has been a popular destination for foreign nationals to work in Mumbai.

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Blog of a designer, unshakable optimist, enthusiastic cook & non-Indian Indian wife, sharing stories.

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What Will Happen to Me

3 years ago

This blog started as my way of dealing with a very serious illness. It has now developed into a blog about my experiences living in Pune, India. I hope it will help somebody else who is a few steps behind me in the process or at the very least provide an interesting read over a cup of coffee.

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An American expat living in Pune. I write mostly about everyday life here: adjusting, food, volunteer work, our travels in India, books and articles related to India.

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