India is among the world's youngest nations with a median age of 26 years. 65 % of Indian population is estimated to be below 35 years of age and India will have 7 Cr new entrants to its work force over the next 5 years. India currently has about 21.4 Cr internet users, the third largest in the world and is likely to have 33 Cr to 37 Cr internet users in 2015 which would then be the second largest in terms of incremental growth. Currently, as of December 2014 the TRAI reports that India had 85.74 Cr broadband subscribers which was 82.22 Cr - this gives a growth of 4.28 % MoM. The wired subscribers at the end of Dec 2014 was 1.53 Cr, Mobile devices users (Phone & Dongles were 6.99 Cr, Fixed Wireless subscribers (Wi-Fi, Wi-Max,Point-to-Point Radio & VSAT) subscribers at 4,30,000. Now, with declining costs of Internet access and mobile devices, nearly 55 % of aggregate user base in 2015 is expected to have an access to the internet from a mobile or tablet device in India. Economic contribution from Internet in India can be potentially doubled from current 1.6 % of GDP to 2.8 % to 3.3 % by 2015. Internet-related economy is expected to grow bigger than education and as big as healthcare sector in terms of current GDP share. Internet’s effect on the Indian economy goes well beyond iGDP. The Current levels of internet-related expenditure are estimated to create about 60 lakhs direct and indirect jobs. As the direct impact of the internet on India’s GDP has the potential to treble by 2015, an additional 1.6 Cr jobs could be created. Info Edge Lts is a long term play on the internet space in India. With lead in the online recruitment market (through Naukri.com) and presence in the online classified space has the potential to establish a market leading position and grab large pie of increasing online adoption. As various businesses come out of the recent slowdown it is seen that the recruitment industry to grow significantly as it is highly correlated to the economic health of the growth of domestic corporate sector.
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Applect Learning Systems (Non-Listed)
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|SALES (₹ Crs)||505.09||604.70||736.50||891.70|
|NET PROFIT (₹ Cr)||128.50||155.70||203.80||251.70|