http://dbmgfoundation.org/index.php changed Dhule District of Maharashtra. Now the corporates and Non-Resident Villagers (NRV) too along with the Government initiatives can help change the 207 underprivileged districts of rural (tomorrow’s) India.
New tax laws & regulations, which will impact rural retail, are in the process of being implemented or the imminent.
Increased Investments in infrastructure projects, led by electricity, roads & bridges will lead to greater economic and social opportunities.
Greater consciousness of what needs to be left for the next generation: more literacy and less discrimination.
Villagers look to governments & corporations to play their roles & lead the way in combating worsening effects of climate change.
Increased base of users and higher usage of social networking platforms, especially Facebook & whatsApp is leading to higher insights based understanding of human behavior.
India’s political system will experience a significant generational shift with more educated and dynamic leaders coming into focus.
While general awareness and value of brands & affordability is on the rise; distinct needs & preferences of geographical and cultural clusters continues to be seen.
Increased strain on water will cause stress on the environment and will lead to displacement of villages and large-scale migration.
By 2020 most Indians will be literate – not implying that they may be able to converse in English or write an essay independently, but they will distinguish good from bad. We will see a different and truly ‘literate’ India.