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Datanet India was established as an IT-enabled private limited company in February 2000 to render its services in the socio-economic information domain.
Its first web site www.Indiastat.com was launched on 14th November 2000, which was inaugurated by the then Minister of State, Dept. of Statistics, Planning and Public Grievances, Govt. of India, Shri Arun Shourie at New Delhi. Indiastat.com serves with authentic and perhaps the most comprehensive compilation of secondary level socio-economic statistical information about India and its states on various socio-economic parameters. These parameters are: General Info, Demographics, Economy, Agriculture, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Environment and Forest, Industries, Infrastructure, Companies, Education, Health, Housing, Labour& Workforce, Polity, Media, Insurance, Tourism, Crime & Law, Social Welfare & Developmental Schemes etc.
As its core activity, Datanet collects, collates and compiles in ready to use socio-economic statistical data about India, its various sectors, regions, states and districts to make it available online.
Datanet's foundation is laid on ethical values and strives for excellence through incessant research and development. It believes in understanding the needs and demands of our members and provides them quality information.
Indiastat.com provides secondary level socio-economic statistical information about India, its states, regions and sector. Indiastat.com is a cluster of 56 associate websites wherein 19 websites are sector-specific, 6 are regional websites and 31 websites are state-specific. Subscribing Indiastat.com will give an automatic access of its 56 associate sites. Indiastat.com contains all the statistical information available on its 56 associate websites. However data is made available separately on these 56 associate sites just for an ease of navigation. If require, subscription to these associate can also be taken separately.
In January 2010, the company introduced www.Districtsofindia.com which is a storehouse of authentic socio-economic district level statistical information for the country. Out of 642 districts of India as per the census 2011, the statistical data for 620 districts for all the major categories have been presented on site. Districtsofindia.com is now a cluster of 660 independent web sites.
In its another endeavours, www.Electionsinindia.com was launched by the company in September, 2012 which offers parliament constituency-wise election data, since independence, for all the 543 parliament and 4120 state assembly constituencies in India. The site offer free information to the research fraternity.
Besides websites, Datanet India publishes various publications which provide socio-economic and political information about India its States, Regions, Sectors and Elections. Datanet India publishes a reference yearbook titled "Indiastat - Top 10 of India Yearbook" which provides information about more that 1000 valuable facts touching almost every sphere of India, ranked and presented in order of 10.
Datanet India has launched "India Elects-2014" which is an 354+ all coloured pages book provides comparative analysis of India's General Election of 2009 and 2014 with the help of 205 thematic maps, over 235 graphs and lots of stats.
Datanet India has also ventures into eBooks world and launched more than 3000 e-Books providing information about Elections Results and other compilations.
Very recently, Datanet India has started an in-house GIS lab to create thematic maps of India.
Over the past few years, the profile of the registered members of various websites of Datanet India has grown tremendously. Almost all major business and management institutes, socio-economic research organizations, Domestic and International NGOs, UN Bodies, financial, project, business and management consulting firms, higher educational institutes/universities, libraries, individual researchers, academicians, analysts, consultants and professionals from the host of disciplines from India and over 15 countries are taking its services as an extremely useful virtual resource for their information needs. During the 18 years of our dedicated service we have had the honour of issuing more than 15000 memberships. Datanet has privileged to state that out of top 50 universities of the world; more than 25 universities are our esteem members. In India, all the IIM's, all ICSSR institutions, most of the IIT's and premier institutional bodies and corporate houses are being served by us. The authenticity and credibility of Indiastat is already endorsed by well-known Indian & International organizations.
Today, Datanet India with its 720 web sites that include data on India, its sectors, regions, states and districts level web sites, rendering its unique services to the socio-economic research fraternity in India and abroad for the last 18 years.
Recently, the effort of Datanet India has been recognized by Limca Book of Records for having the largest cluster of websites providing socio-economic statistical data.
Datanet team comprises experts from different fields who work under the aegis of Dr. R.K. Thukral, Ph.D. who is a professional with immense experience on socio-economic research and knowledge resources.