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SMBs Fast Learning And Adopting New Technologies: Google India

SMBs Fast Learning And Adopting New Technologies: Google India

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 Jun 2019 11:00 AM GMT

New Delhi: The small and medium businesses (SMBs) sector which contributes nearly 37 per cent of India’s GDP, is fast adopting new digital technologies to stay up-to-date in the race, according to a top Google India executive.

SMBs can potentially contribute a lot more if they can expand their area of influence and grow their businesses faster, according to a recent KPMG India and Google report on “Impact of Internet and Digitisation on SMBs in India”. “SMBs in India want to both learn and grow. More than a million businesses have actually setup their websites through Google Business,” said Shalini Girish-Director, Google customer Solutions, India.

“There are over 26 million listings that have been setup by businesses. There are about 58.5 million SMBs in India and 45 per cent of them have a presence on Google Maps and Google Search. The adoption is improving no doubt but there are still millions of businesses that need to come online. We’re continuing our efforts on that,” Girish told IANS.

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