Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list has an India sub-list for 2010. Indian Premier League tops the India list & also makes it to the #22 spot on the global list.
The 2010 list also features familiar names like RIL, Godrej, Bharti Airtel, Wipro, M&M & Infosys. The list also brings some lesser known entities into the limelight – VNL (#39 on the global list), Narayana Hrudayalaya & A Little World.
VNL (http://www.vnl.in/) – VNL makes telecom equipment that helps mobile operators reach rural markets profitably.
Narayana Hrudayala (http://www.narayanahospitals.com/) – The rich come here for the world’s best heart care. The poor come here for the world’s kindest care, for no one here is turned away for lack of funds.
A Little World (http://www.alittleworld.com/index.html) – ALW is the developer of ZERO, India’s first domestic payment system with specific focus on reaching out to masses with lowest available communication infrastructure. MCHEK came out of the same stable.