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India’s Mobile Economy / 730,000 direct jobs and an additional two million jobs in sale and distributors

India’s mobile phone sector could contribute Rs.216 lakh crore ($400 billion) to India’s gross domestic product (GDP), creating 4.1 million additional jobs by 2020, Anne Bouverot, director general of the Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA), said here Wednesday.

GSMA is the global association for mobile companies. It came out with an India specific report “Mobile Economy India 2013″, prepared by the GSMA in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group.

The report revealed that in 2012, the mobile ecosystem generated approximately 5.3 percent of the GDP for India, directly supported 730,000 jobs and an additional two million jobs when points of sale and distributors are included.

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via Mobile economy to add $400 billion to India GDP: Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) | Mizo News.

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