India Business Opportunities

Some very interesting data points to know:

  • By 2025, Mckinsey estimates, India will have 69 cities with a population of more than one million each. Economic growth will center on them, and the biggest infrastructure building will take place there. 
  • By latest available estimates, average wealth per person increased from $900 in 2000 to $2,800 in 2015. (Report by New World Wealth)
  • Online consumers are expected to cross 100 million by the end of 2017 from 69 million in 2016.
  • Internet users to double to 829 million from 373 million in 2016
  • 41% Indian parents funding kids' education more important than retirement saving
  • India targets 500 million skilled workers by 2022
  • 70% of the total vegetables and fruits produce is wasted
  • There is 1 doctor per 2000 people in India
  • India has become (in March 2017) the third-largest domestic aviation market in the world and ordered over 1000 planes (in May-June 2017)

All these point to numerous business and investment opportunities in areas like:

  • Food & Beverage:
    • Food processing, packaging and Storage, water and air purification, energy drinks
  • Household Products: Home décor products, kitchenware, bed and bath, disinfectants etc.
  • Healthcare:
    • Medical devices/equipment, scanning and testing labs, etc.
    • Development of disease specific herbal products following FDA guidelines
    • Hospitals, Medical diagnostics, drug development and testing
  • Education:
    • Training Programs: for teachers, automotive mechanics, medical technicians, etc.
    • Courses in upcoming fields of genetics, nanotechnologies, artificial intelligence, robotics, etc.
    • Degree colleges (medical/nursing), vocational institutes
    • Nursery
    • Coaching and tutoring
  • Infrastructure
    • Waste management, solar and wind technologies, temperature controlled warehouses, air and noise pollution control
    • Towing trucks, automated parking lots­