Tronad veenas are an excellent intermediate instrument, with good sound and built with two kinds of wood: pine for the top and rosewood for the sound box.
Not reaching the high standards of Concord they are a good cheap alternative to them.
13 sympathetic and 7 main strings. The price includes a slide bar, plectrums and a fiberglass case.
Mohan Veena Tronad + Fiberglass Case: 595€ + Shipping