“We are adding five million new users a month and that should take the user base to 500 million by 2018-19,” says Rajan Anandan, Managing Director, Google India.
The way in which India’s internet economy is burgeoning is nothing short of extraordinary. For all the ills and bottlenecks ailing the country today, internet is the all consuming, all pervasive levelling field. It has the potential to change the social, political and economic landscape of a country in irrevocable ways, and in many ways is already doing so. In India, this holds umpteen promises for the millions of job seekers looking to lead a life of dignity and achieve affluence within their peers.