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Auto, education highest grossers for online advertisers in India in 2009

Advertising in the education sector saw a 100-percent growth in India last year. Auto searches and advertising, meanwhile, also saw sizeable rises – particularly at the time of the Auto Expo and new vehicle launches.

"The auto and education industry are both very sizable in India, with healthy growth rates," says Parminder Singh, Business Head, Google India. "The auto industry in India is at USD34 billion and expected to grow between 8 and 9 percent. Education is at USD20 billion and growing at over 20 percent."