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India is the fifth largest preferred retail destination globally. The market in India is expected to touch US$ 1.3 trillion by 2020.



India has the world’s second largest road network, spanning a total of 4.7 million km. This network transports over 60 per cent of all goods in the country and 85 per cent of total passenger traffic.

Rural Market

Rural Market

Rural India accounts for around 50 per cent of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) and houses nearly 70 per cent of the country’s population. The market is a unique mix of burgeoning incomes and growing aspirations of around 850 million consumers who inhabit about 650,000 villages in the country.

Science and Technology

Science and Technology

India is amongst the top-ranking countries in the field of basic research. Indian Science is one of the most powerful segments for growth and development, especially in the emerging scenario and competitive economy.



India has a well-developed semiconductor design industry, with 120 design units and is ranked second among countries such as the US, the UK, Germany, Sweden, China, Taiwan and Israel in terms of design revenues.


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Krispian Lawrence co-founded Ducere Technologies with Anirudh Sharma in 2011. Lechal is the outcome of their concerted efforts to use haptics in the wearable technology space. Both Anirudh and I were always fascinated by wearable technology, and were tinkering with various ideas in this space. But the concept was nascent...


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