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Rural problems that startups can solve

For-Demonetisation-Farming-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-498449467Villages in India are defined by poor access roads, a population that ranges anywhere between a few hundred to a thousand, and much lesser access to utilities. In reality, they are far away from civilisation, and from many developments that have transformed the way towns and cities operate.

The proliferation of mobile internet in the country is expected to provide a push for both tech-powered and offline startups to solve the many problems that hover the industry. The country has 120 million rural mobile Internet users and is expected to hit 315 million by 2020, predicts a report by Boston Consulting Group, indicating that the populace is ready for the revolution.

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