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One of the world's fastest growing economies
  •  India to remain one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Source: International Monetary Fund

 

  •  FDI inflows increased by 37% since the launch of Make in India initiative. Source: Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India

 

  •  Leading investors ranked India as the most attractive market. Source: Ernst & Young Emerging Markets Center
Largest youth population in the world
  •  India to have world’s largest youth population by 2020. Source:United Nations Population Fund
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  •  India to be the largest supplier of university graduates in the world by 2020. Source: British Council
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  •  India has the third largest group of scientists and technicians in the world. Source: All India Management Association & The Boston Consulting Group
Huge domestic market
  •  Rising affluence is the biggest driver of increasing consumption in India. Source: Boston Consulting Group
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  •  India’s consumer story will be led by its 129 mn urban mass consumers. Source:Goldman Sachs Group
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  •  Private consumption will be four times by 2025. Source:McKinsey Global Institute
Rising economic influence
  •  Centre of global maritime trade to move from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean Region. India and China will be the largest manufacturing hubs of the world by 2030; Source:Lloyd’s Register Marine & University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

 

  •  Connectivity to Central Asia and Europe via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC); Source: Press Information Bureau,Government of India

 

  •  In next five years, India to have greater economic influence across the Asia Pacific region; Source:Baker McKenzie & Mergermarket Group
Indian infrastructure story
  •  Over the next three decades more than 350 mn Indians will move into cities. Source:McKinsey Global Institute
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  •  Over the next two decades more than USD 1.5 tn investments planned for infrastructure. Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India
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  •  Investments planned across the key government initiatives in various sectors. Source: Government of India
    • Highways (Bharatmala & NHDP)  - USD 106.5 bn 
    • Railways - USD 131.7 bn
    • Ports - USD 61.5 bn (Port development) + USD123 bn (Port led Industrialisation) 
    • Airports - USD 58 bn 
    • Industrial Corridors - USD 100 bn (DMIC - phase I) 
    • Smart Cities - USD 14.6 bn 
    • Clean India - USD 29 bn
Business friendly government with strong reform agenda
  •  India registered a record improvement on EoDB ranking from 142 to 100 between 2014-2017; Source: World Bank
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  •  India ranks 40th on Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-17; Source:World Economic Forum
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  •  95% of 1.2 bn Indians are under Aadhar scheme: One of the world’s Largest Social Security Program; Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India
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  •  Jan Dhan Yojana: Formalization of Savings: 3 mn bank accounts have been opened with savings amounting to USD 100 bn; Source: Ministry of finance, Government of India
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  •  Goods and Services Tax (GST), biggest tax reforms since independence; Source: Government of India
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