COVID-19 has accelerated India’s digital reset

A group of boys look at their mobile phones, during a nationwide lockdown in India to slow the spread COVID-19, in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, during the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Mumbai, India, April 9, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas      SEARCH "CORONAVIRUS MUMBAI SLUM" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. - RC2Z7G9QKZ3D

India has more than a billion mobile phone users. Image: REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Ankita Sharma
Assistant Vice President, Invest India
Hindol Sengupta
Vice-President, Invest India
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