GEOGUNIT3: Development- Bangalore and China's consequences

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Consequences of development

Bangalore:

Positive:

  • They have 6 new shopping malls
  • Luxury car showrooms selling upmarket brands are blooming
  • 500 new cars and cafes opened in 2007.
  • Bar owners cannot get enough staff so staff members salaries are doubled if they are good enough to retain.
  • Tax firms are also blooming

Negative:

  • Rents are more than most most workers on average pay can afford.
  • Construction workers often live in squalid, slum-like roadside tents.
  • Bullock carts block the roads to the Electronic city, which is crammed with trucks, cars and two-wheelers- despite funding for a new expressway.
  • IT companies in Bangalore have…

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