Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent two days in Moscow with Vladimir Putin. They discussed, among other things, cooperation in the field of technology.

In this regard, we decided to recall what makes India attractive from a technological point of view. We collected the most interesting facts about the country.


1. What are the largest tech companies

1. Tata Consulting Services. Provides services in the field of information technology, digital and business solutions. Operates in the following segments: banking, financial services and insurance, manufacturing, retail and consumer goods, telecommunications, media and entertainment and others.

2. Infosys Limited. Provides IT consulting and software services including e-business, program management, and supply chain solutions. Engaged in application development, product co-development, and systems implementation and development.

3. HCL Technologies Limited. Develops software and related engineering services, Internet and e-commerce, networking, Internet telephony, embedded software, ASIC/VLSI, satellite and wireless communications, and provides component-based object technologies including COM, DCOM, and COBRA.

2. What mobile operators are there?

There are three major mobile operators operating in the country: Airtel, Idea and Vodafone.

You can buy a SIM card almost anywhere. Prices in souvenir kiosks and in the offices of telecom operators are almost the same. To apply for a SIM card, two portrait photos and a copy of your passport are enough.

If you need high speed and uninterrupted operation, it is better to buy a 3G modem. Not all operators have stable communication everywhere via SIM cards.

3. How many people live in India

As of April 2024, the country will have a population of about 1,442 billion. This is the largest country in the world by this indicator.

China comes next with 1.425 billion citizens.

4. How many IT specialists are there in India?

India will overtake the US to become the world’s largest software development hub by 2027, according to a report by Octoverse.

In 2023, India will add 3.5 million new developers, with the total number of programmers exceeding 13 million.

Number of generative AI developers by 2023 increased by 148%. And most often, specialists from the USA, India and Japan take part in their creation.

For comparison, at the end of 2023, there were about 800 thousand IT specialists in Russia. And in the USA, their number reaches 7.3 million.

5. How many languages ​​are spoken in India

In India they communicate in 447 different languagesin 2000 dialects. The Constitution states that Hindi and English are the two national languages.

6. What is the mobile phone used for?

Fun fact: In 2009, only 1.5% of Indians had mobile phones.

In 2023, this figure will increase to 71%. That is, at least 1.1 billion people own smartphones.

7. Most Popular Smartphone Brands in India

As of February 2024, the leader in the Indian smartphone market remains Samsung with a share of 17%. In second place, the Chinese Vivo rose by 15.2%. Realme closes the top three, but its share decreased from 14.5% to 12.5%. Next come Xiaomi with 12.4% and Oppo with 10.3%.

Apple is only sixth in the ranking with the remaining 4.6%. Few people can afford iPhones in the country.

8. What are the most popular sites

According to SimilarWeb, the popular websites in June 2024 in India were:

► Google
► YouTube
► Facebook (belongs to Meta, which is recognized as extremist and banned in Russia)
► Xhamster (This is a pornographic site)
► Instagram (belongs to Meta, which is recognized as extremist and banned in Russia)

9. What are the search engines for meaning in India?

The main search engine here is Google, which accounts for 97.79% of traffic. The closest competitor is Microsoft’s Bing with a share of 1.14%.

10. Three Richest Indians

Mukesh Ambani

The richest man in India is Mukesh Ambani with a net worth of $110.9 billion. His conglomerate, Reliance Industries, owns the world’s largest oil refining and processing complex in Jamnagar, Gujarat. The company currently derives 60% of its revenue from the sale of oil, diesel and naphtha.

Guatam Adani

In second place in terms of condition is Guatam Adani ($77.8 billion). He runs India’s largest port, its second-largest company, and a commodities business. At 16, Adani got a job as a diamond sorter at Mahendra Brothers. He then opened his own diamond trading firm at Mumbai’s Zaveri Bazaar.

Savitri Jindal

Finally, the third richest man in India has become a politician Savitri Jindal ($36 billion). Her husband, Om Prakash Jindal, founded the OP Jindal Group, a steel and energy holding company. She took over the company after he died in a helicopter accident in 2005.

Let’s see, the approach…

Source: Iphones RU

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