Business Standard India reports that companies such as Research in Motion, Nokia and Microsoft increasingly look to India as a source for mobile phone applications developers. This niche market has low investment, and innovative ways to monetise it, making it popular.
Apps can range from simple, to tell its user when to water the plants, to more complex, giving users details on speakers and schedules at a conference.
“An app can be developed for as little as Rs 2,000. But the more complex and advanced apps can cost as much as Rs 50 lakh. Android is the most commonly used platform for app development,” continues the Business Standard.
What mobile apps are you familiar with that can apply to rural lifestyle and development?