Indiastat has been the market leader in India for having and providing secondary-level socio-economic and electoral statistical information about India, its states, regions, districts, and parliamentary/assembly constituencies to the global research fraternity for over the last twenty-two years. The parent organization is ‘Datanet India’ which was established as an IT-enabled private limited company in February 2000 to render its services in the socio-economic information domain. Being the first initiative of Datanet, Indiastat (www.Indiastat.com) was launched on 14th November 2000, in New Delhi to provide national, regional, and state-level data information across various sectors. Over the last twenty-two years, the cluster of Indiastat.com and its associate websites has increased to 56 websites wherein 19 websites are sector-specific, 6 are regional websites, and 31 websites are state-specific.
In January 2010, Datanet introduced www.districtsofindia.com to provide authentic socio-economic district-level statistical information with a cluster of 11 independent sector-specific websites. This site was later renamed to www.Indiastatistricts.com. Being the largest democracy in the world, India has an extremely comprehensive system of conducting Elections. A lot of data is generated and required for the analysis, therefore, www.electionsinindia.com was launched by Datanet India in September 2012 and offers parliamentary constituency and assembly constituency-wise analysed election data. This site was later renamed indiastatelections.com.
Besides its websites, Datanet India publishes a reference yearbook titled “Top 10 of India Yearbook” providing information about more than 1000 valuable facts touching almost every sphere of India, ranked and presented in order of 10. Datanet India has now over 4000 data-oriented publications, in print, e-book, e-flipbook, and web-access formats, available at its website www.datanetindia-ebooks.com which is renamed to indiastatpublications.com.
Datanet India has privileged to state that of the top 50 universities of the world; more than 25 universities are its esteemed members. In India, all the IIMs, all ICSSR institutions, and most of the eShoshSindhu-supported institutions, including major IITs and premier institutional bodies, and many corporate and media houses utilise its services.
For individuals, researchers, professionals, academicians and others, Indiastat has launched another media platform indiastatmedia.com. it’s a self-serving platform that provides insightful infographics, maps and videos on subscription as well as otherwise.
Indiastat also offers indiastatfacts a mobile app as well as a web platform, that helps one to track the updated key economic and other indicators of India that are updated every week. This app is available in 12 Indian and 7 International languages on Android and iOS platforms.
All these initiatives of Indiastat under Datanet India Pvt. Ltd. are a result of the efforts of a team of researchers led by Dr. R. K. Thukral, PhD, a professional with an extensive background in socio-economic and electoral data, knowledge resources, and research.