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Sangita Thakur Varma
he Exhibition on Services 2015 finally brought the
spotlight on the services sector of India and deserv-
edly so. India has flourished on a unique economic
growth model led by its services sector. The potential
of services exports, in the next lap of this growth saga
is immense. It is a timely recognition of “the India opportunity” for
the globe. The first edition saw the participation of 40 countries.
The next, scheduled in February 2016, will be bigger and better, as
the sector will begin harvesting the positive impact of the slew of
reforms introduced in the recent past. We try to analyse the breadth
and depth of the services opportunity in our
Cover Story
Wellness and value medical tourism is an emerging sector in
the country and boosted by a supportive ecosystem and govern-
ment policies, it is raring to go. Be it the diamond industry or the
auto components sector or the traditionally rich handlooms and
handicraft industry, you can see the winds of change sweeping
through in the innovative approaches and aggressive marketing.
The sectors are on a growth trajectory adapting to a global mar-
keting environment. Catch up with the myriad developments in
Sectoral Update.
We bring inspiring stories of two startups who have broken the
mould with their innovative business models and unique ideas.
One is literally operating his business out of the 'teabox' and the
other is working on perfecting India’s smile. Both are young and
raring to go.
Swachh Bharat
and health for all are possible when
we have dedicated social enterprises working on concepts like
e-toilets and low cost hospital chains for government insured
rural underserved. Read about them in
Innovation Corner
Rural Update
India Now
is quite a journey of discovery! While
on travel, it’s time for one last summer rendezvous! We take you to
Ladakh—peace and the pagodas. Do also take a nostalgic walk down
Kala Ghoda when next inMumbai. The Jehangir Art Gallery can be
the ideal place to rediscover India’s rich art heritage.
Opportunity to
India readies for
the next lap of rapid growth.
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