India has seen a tremendous growth in Web 2.0 technologies. However, India is a unique market in that there are interesting technological challenges and opportunities revolving around the large and growing online population, the rapid adoption of social networking, the existing and widening proliferation of mobile devices, an ever growing young and technically-talented population and an unparalleled diversity of languages and cultural backgrounds. Together these factors have created an unseen buzz and flurry of funding into Web 2.0 initiatives. However, this is only the beginning of India's emergence on the Web. Avashya.com hopes to track this by providing a central destination for news, insights and analysis about India's contributions to Web 2.0 and beyond.