As the economic driver for Haryana state, which has a mostly rural population that exists incongruously near to the city’s gleaming skyscrapers, the city bears some responsibility for the broader development of the area. This is helped by the boosting of state coffers from foreign direct investment. However, in the midst of the multinationals, a Gurgaon-based company called Oxigen is aiming to bring economic empowerment to rural India.
The company’s footprint now stretches across 192 towns and is the brainchild of founder Pramod Saxena. Oxigen seeks to