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Creators believe PM Modi’s vision will revolutionize gaming in India

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) – Several leading gaming creators recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the future of the e-gaming industry in India. Creators like Animesh Agarwal, Mithilesh Patankar, Payal Dhare, Naman Mathur, and Anshu Bisht praised PM Modi’s vision, saying it is set to “revolutionise gaming” in the country.

During the meeting, Agarwal and Patankar shared on Instagram, “We recently had an insightful discussion with the Prime Minister about the esports industry. His vision is set to revolutionise gaming in India.” India currently boasts a massive gaming audience of 450-550 million players.

According to recent industry data, in FY23, the Indian gaming industry generated $3.1 billion in revenue, marking a 19 per cent growth from $2.6 billion in FY22. Dhare, in her Instagram post, expressed gratitude for being the only woman gamer at the table discussing the future of e-gaming and content creation with PM Modi.

Invest India reports that the online gaming segment is the fourth-largest segment of the Indian Media & Entertainment sector and is expected to reach Rs 231 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 20 per cent. The creators and influencers’ community previously hailed PM Modi as the creator of ‘New Bharat’ and the ‘Greatest Of All Time’ during the National Creators’ Awards in New Delhi.

The meeting with PM Modi showcases the growing influence and importance of the gaming industry in India and highlights the government’s support for the sector’s development. The discussions held with gaming creators reflect a promising future for e-sports and content creation in the country, with the industry expected to witness significant growth in the coming years.

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