The indian subcontinent — Growing in Information Technology, Healthcare and Real estate Sector.

Leading information technology companies in India are meanwhile increasing their presence in North America, in step with the improving business climate in the region. Top-tier information technology companies which are increasing their delivery capabilities in North America, includeHCL Technologies which concluded acquisition and expansion of its Parsippany, New Jersey data centre. The North America region currently accounts for 60 per cent of India’s information technology export basket. Information technology company, Cognizant, has similarly announced the expansion of its US delivery centres in Toronto and Phoenix (Arizona).

India’s top-ranking status in the field of basic research came set for mention at the India Eco Summit held recently, where the panelists discussed whether, and how, India could become an innovation hub in the near future, given India’s strengths in science and technology and research and development. The united states made an important stride in science and technology with Indian researchers succeeding in sequencing the whole genome of an individual being. The genome sequencing was undertaken by the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, the main Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). In another development that could have a bearing on innovative science and technology prospects for Indian companies-on the sidelines of the climate change conference at Copenhagen, India’s proposal for a worldwide network of innovation centres for climate-friendly technologies received wide consensus.IT-Berater Düsseldorf

Leading manufacturers of automobiles in India, posted record monthly sales for the month of November 2009, even while car makers and two-wheeler companies improved on their sales posted in earlier months. Two of the leading manufacturers of automobiles in India, Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motor India reported record monthly sales of 87,807 units and 55,265 units respectively for the month of November 2009. Major manufacturers of automobiles are seeing their India operations contribute significantly to the company’s global operations. Like, Hyundai’s India subsidiary contributes between 15 per cent and 20 per cent to the company’s global turnover.

India’s infrastructure segment has received a boost with representatives from the Power Grid Corporation, the India Infrastructure Finance Co Ltd (IIFCL), the World Bank and the Government of India, signing loan agreements for projects of a complete value of US$ 4.2 billion in the month of October 2009. In another fillip to the country’s infrastructure that is certain to speed up infrastructure projects through the route of public-private partnership, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to offer close to US$ 700 million in loans within the next India infrastructure project financing facility.

Based on a study by Price waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and Urban Land Institute, India heads the most effective real estate investment markets for the entire year 2010. The report, which is on the basis of the views of over 270 international real estate professionals, revealed that India, particularly the Indian cities of Mumbai and Delhi were viewed nearly as good destinations with residential properties viewed as more attractive sectors. ICICI Bank, a number one private bank, has stated so it was focussing on the house loans segment on the trunk of a recovery in the real estate segment. HDFC, a top lender of home loans, has said so it expects loan disbursals in the housing sector to keep strong in the present fiscal (FY 2010). HDFC Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Keki Mistry, said, “Loan disbursals (in the housing sector) remain very strong. We expect credit growth in excess of 20 per cent.”HDFC Bank, has for its own part, made news in the banking system. HDFC Bank has been named the strongest bank in the Asia-Pacific region, in a survey conducted by Asian Banker, which supplies information for the financial services industry. Other Indian banks that featured in the ranking include Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Union Bank of India.

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