The geoservices industry created 135,000 jobs and generated $3 billion in revenue in India in 2011, according to BCG report. The industry is still small, consisting of companies that produce geo-enabled software and others that process location data, noted Google's Lalitesh Katragadda. "Geo services such as the Google Maps APIs (application programming interfaces) are helping to grow the Indian economy by enabling job opportunities, and paving the way toward future innovation," Katragadda said.

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