India is a country rich in language diversity and has 23 official languages, 122 major languages that are spoken by more than 10,000 people and many more dialects and regional minority languages. The most widely spoken language is Hindi and is spoken by over 400 million people. Bengali, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu are all regional languages spoken by tens of millions of people.
India is considered a newly industrialized country and is the 7th largest economy in the world in terms of nominal GDP. India’s economy became the world’s fastest growing major economy in 2014, even surpassing China. India’s long-term growth is very positive due to a young population and increasing integration into the global economy. India has the potential to become the world’s third largest economy in the next decade.
It is important to understand the nuances of the various regions of India, since religion and cultural preference can vary. While Hindi will serve most businesses well, consumer products may require more specific localization into regional or even local languages.
Gateway Globalization has native speaker, subject specialist translators who ensure the cultural and linguistic appropriateness of your Hindi and other Indian language translations.
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