Metrics

Lack of alignment is a key issue for India-Firsters. The metrics that will align all of them are below. IFIT will track these metrics over the long term.
 

Data Localization

  1. % of Indian data that is stored exclusively in India
  2. % of Indian data that is stored in India along with copies stored overseas
  3. % of Indian data that is accessible to the Indian government
  4. % of Indian data that is accessible to foreign government/s

 

Essential Technology Companies

  1. % of Essentials that have at least 1 Indian company
  2. % of Essentials where Indian companies in aggregate have 10%, 25%, 50%, 75%+ market share
  3. % of Essentials where at least 1 Indian company is in the top 3 and with at least 25% of the market share

 

Indian Brands

  1. The number of Indian-owned companies that are on the Global 100 and Global 1000 lists
  2. The number of Indian-owned companies that are in the India 100 and India 500 lists
  3. The number of Indian-owned companies that are on the India 100 Top Brands list

 

Talent & Education

  1. The Top 100 and Top 500 companies that are destinations for students from the Top 100 Indian Educational Institutions
  2. Talent employed by foreign companies in India and Overseas
  3. Distribution of Indian students across various foreign countries
  4. Salary disparity for talent in India with equivalent talent in foreign countries
  5. Distribution of foreign language skills and proficiency level

 

Finance, Companies and Startups

  1. Capital flows into and out of India, correlation with companies and sectors
  2. Investments by the Indian Government, State Governments and Indian Investors in Indian startups
  3. Investments/aquisitions of Indian startups/companies by Foreign Investors and companies

 

Economy, Trade & Manufacturing

  1. Listing of technologies transferred to Indian entities by foreign companies/countries
  2. Top 500 products in India and the % that are from Indian companies
  3. Top 500 manufactured products in India and the % of Indian components and Indian value-add in those products
  4. Import and Export numbers by goods, services for all countries with Indian components and Indian value-add factored in

 

Demographic Progression

  1. Demographics of overseas Indians by country
  2. Demographics of Central Government bureaucracy at all levels
  3. Demographics of Armed Forces at all levels
  4. Demographics of executives and upper level managers in Top 1000 corporations
  5. Demographics of executives and upper level managers in Top 1000 startups
  6. List of diversity programs that build a merit-based pipeline for the Central Government bureaucracy at all levels
  7. List of diversity programs that build a merit-based pipeline for the Armed Forces at all levels