With its mix of prosperity, cultural diversity and poverty, India never stops challenging entrepreneurs. While the country adopts and creates cutting-edge technology, it has before it urgent and basic concerns such as the scarcity of water and electricity, affordable access to information, and financial inclusion.
If ever there was a test of Adam Smith's argument that free enterprise channels ambition towards socially desirable goals, this is it. The following feature technologies and services that are set to play a crucial role in the country's growth.
OTHER GAME CHANGING IDEASThe platform that clicked
| UID: Number driven
| Cloud computing: The gigs in the sky
| Upwardly mobile: Phones as mode of payment
|Wireless broadband: Mbps unplugged
| A tab worth picking up
| Solar power: Sunrise industry
|Community water project: A clear priority