Abstract

India's IT industry sudden rise from a minuscule level in the 1990's to the present dominance in the emerging world knowledge economy with annual exports exceeding US $45bn surprised many. This article examines the series of historical events and government policy action that led to its emergence, the social implications of this growth and the challenges that India's education system faces in providing the manpower the IT industry needs to address the immense opportunities that lie ahead.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1944-768X
Print ISSN
0037-783X
Pages
pp. 1-20
Launched on MUSE
2014-04-30
Open Access
No
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