"We applaud the Indian government for taking on the challenge of providing broadband connectivity to 250,000 gram panchayats across the country."
Mr Jeff White
President - India & SAARC, Cisco Systems
"We are looking to use India as a source, not just to make great product but also to make manufacturing equipment that we will use to produce our products in other countries."
Mr Daniel P Myers
Executive Vice President (global integrated supply chain), Mondelez International
"We are enormously excited about India and its long-term growth potential, which is one of the reasons why we made it into a separate division."
Mr David Novak
CEO, YUM! Brands
"Our long-term growth story in India is intact... Since 2008, we have more than doubled our sales in India. I believe the global megatrends mobility, urbanisation, water and agriculture will be the drivers for growth"
Axel C Heitmann
"We welcome India's recent economic reforms as steps in the right direction...I have no doubt that future reform will strengthen trade and investment ties as well as benefit India's domestic industry."
Ms Nancy J Powell
US Ambassador to India
It's an important country. The level of absorption of smartphone is moving significantly. You have the biggest middle class in the world with about 150 million people
Mr Michel Combes
Global CEO, Alcatel-Lucent
...we believe there is tremendous potential… The underlying strengths of India remain. It is the largest producer of milk in the world; it is one of the top three producers of wheat in the world and has the largest growing middle class.
Mr Paul D Conway
We are in India for the long run, and getting the production right is the key.
Mr Toru Hasegawa
Corporate Vice President for Africa, The Middle East And India, Nissan
India is probably the most competitive country in the world for the automotive industry.
Mr Vincent Cobee
Corporate Vice-President, Datsun Business Unit, Nissan Motor Company
India looks reasonably attractive from a valuation point of view
Head Equity Strategy, Standard Chartered
India is still growing at a fairly good pace and we believe that market will recover very nicely.
Executive Chairman, Templeton Emerging Market Group
"The growth in India and China will be very healthy, so, all things being equal, the importance of India will continue to grow."
Ronald de Jong
Executive Vice President and Chief Market leader, Royal Philips Electronics