5 other regional sites rolled out
Datanet India, one of India’s most comprehensive e-resources on socio economic data, today launched a web portal (www.hindibelt.com). The portal provides comprehensive socio-economic statistics about Hindi-speaking states and union territories. These include Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and union territory of Chandigarh.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Project Director Dr. R.K. Thukral said “Hindi belt of India supports about 46 per cent of India’s population and occupies about 44 per cent of its geographical area. This region has a massive impact on Indian economy, demography, polity and social economy, and plays an important role in shaping modern India. Hindi belt of India, in fact, is the heartland of India.”
He further added “www.hindibelt.com would be an ideal platform to access comprehensive statistical information culled from authentic secondary sources. The first-of-its-kind database will also provide comparative statistics of the Hindi belt with other regions of the country.”
Besides www.hindibelt.com, Datanet India has launched five web portals for other regions of the country–northern, i.e. southern, western, eastern and northeastern. With the launch of these regional websites, Datanet India is serving the research fraternity with over 60 websites.
Briefing on the occasion, company’s Managing Director Madan Bahal said “Datanet India is working on some very ambitious expansion plans that are expected to be launched soon. In one of these projects, company will launch over 620 websites for individual districts and also plans to introduce India specific socio-economic statistical e-books portal especially for libraries with no internet facility.”