Q1. What is the level of granularity/coverage of Indicus Premium Products?
Ans. Our products provide information about the economy and the consumers at extremely granular levels - at district, city and neighbourhood levels.
Q2. In what format are the products available?
Ans. All Indicus Premium Products come within a query driven software that needs to be installed in a Windows based system. The software has facilities like mapping, charting and inbuilt reports. Users can extract data and save in Excel format also. The package allows the user to navigate, select locations and data points and extract data. However, downloading the results and data are possible only in Excel format.
Q3. What is Annual Subscription Mode?
Ans. The user can purchase data on Annual Subscription Mode, under which the license to use the product software is valid for one year from the date of installation. During the subscription period all updates (if any) will be provided free of cost to the client. On completion of one year of subscription the software will cease to work.
Q4. What are the sources of data?
Ans. Indicus uses primary survey data from many data sources and consequently millions of records are contained in our extensive database system. The information is from on-going large-scale primary surveys by Indicus, latest and previous various rounds of National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) surveys, National Data Survey of Savings Patterns of Indians (NDSSPI), District –level Household Survey (DLHS), etc. We also compare, contrast, analyze, find relationships and validate the insights from aggregate data available from Registrar General of India, the National Account Statistics (NAS), Central Statistical Organisation, etc. Moreover, Indicus conducts an extensive econometric exercise that reveals the structure of every district's economy.
Q5. What is the Unique Selling Proposition (USP) of Indicus Premium Products?
Indicus Premium Products have been created through processes that make them vastly different from standard market databases. These unique features make for extremely credible datasets at granular level in an easy to use format.
- Processed very large data bases over long time series cycles
- Developed econometric models to process existing and future sets
- Created panels to conduct large surveys at short periods of time at low cost
- Products developed and refined over five years with an established customer base
- Wide range of macro/micro economic indicators, with economic geography drilled down till district, city and even sub city and block level
- Available at a fraction of cost of standard MR and evaluation with national footprint
- Easy to use, graph and map software
Q6. Can the software be installed in different machines?
Yes. The software can be installed in different systems with multiple keys. The following charges are applicable on purchase of extra keys :
|Extra Keys||Charges per extra key|
|1 to 4||10% of purchase price|
|5 to 9||8% of purchase price|
|10 to 15||6% of purchase price|
Q7. What are the benefits of Indicus Premium Products?
Ans. The data can be used for various purposes like planning a marketing strategy, for business expansion, identifying potential markets, getting insights others don’t have, benchmarking sales against potential, monitoring sales efforts etc.
Q8. Who all can use these data products?
Ans. The data can be used by Strategy Consultants, Economic Departments of Institutes, Market Research, Marketing Departments of Institutes, Market Consultants, PE and Venture Capital Firms, Program Developers and Managers in NGOs, Equity Research analysts, Government Departments, Journalists and authors, Social Research etc.
Q 9. What is the degree of customization in Indicus Products?
Ans. Apart from selecting the data for different regions (East, West, North & South) and across versions (Basic, Advanced, Premium) no customization is possible.
Q 10. What are the different versions ?
Ans. The products come in three different versions viz. Basic, Advanced and Premium, with extended parameters available at each higher level.
Q 11. Is it a Web Based product or system specific installation?
Ans. The product comes in query driven software that can be installed in Windows based computers in which users can navigate, select locations, data points and extract data.
Note : The software cannot be installed on systems working on MAC OS.
Q 12. Who are the clients using Indicus Premium Products?
Ans. All top companies use Indicus Premium Products, for list