Also the capital city of India, New Delhi is the largest commercial city in Northern India.
It counts 250.000 inhabitants (within the district of Delhi, where live 16.3 milions inhabitants), who speak Hindi for the most part. English remains a formal language when it comes to business or government institutes, New Delhi being a cosmopolitan city due to the multi-ethnic and multi-cultural presence of the vast Indian bureaucracy and political system.
In 2016, New Delhi became one of the hundred cities in India chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be developed as a smart city.
The government program Smart Cities Mission, launched in 2015, aims at making Indian cities friendly and sustainable. Such vision will encourage New Delhi to integrate information and communication technology, but also Internet of things technology.
The city is already among the world's fastest changing cities, with an ability to embrace technological change, and deal with rapid population growth while strengthening global connectivity.
We recommand you to get in touch with the Indian embassy/consulate in your country/region in order to know which vaccines are requiered and recommanded Those coming from or passing through Yellow Fever infected areas are required to be in possession of a valid certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever before arriving in India.