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Understanding India: Business & Economics

This guide provides useful information and links to resources on India.

At A Glance



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Find out how India poised to be the world's fastest-growing major economy in the recent years through this video.

Find out India's economic growth from the tabled Economic Survey 2020 in the current fiscal.


This section explores the various aspects of doing business in India.

Business Law

  • Legal Updates
    This link provides a comprehensive guide to the legal regulations in India.

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Economics & Infrastructure

This section explores the economics and infrastructure in India.

India is developing into an open-market economy, yet traces of its past autarkic policies remain. India's diverse economy encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of services. Its large educated English-speaking population is becoming a major exporter of information technology services, business outsourcing services, and software workers. Nonetheless, per capita income still remains below the world average.


Find out stories from India's start-up landscape, expat hiring, millions of funding and the list of unicorn start-ups only set to be rising from here on through this video.

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