Contribution Of Information Technology

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“Recent advancement in information technology have Trans formed every facet of human life and revolutionized the world as never before witnessed in known human history.”
The world of computers, telecommunication, televisions, the internet and all other audio and visual media is facing rapid and radical changes presently. This has generated infinite and unimaginable new opportunities in education, communication and more particularly the service sector. ‘Information Technology’ comprises computers, telecommunications, television, audio-visual media, development of software etc. Computer is the major segment of Information Technology which has permeated and grasped every sphere of existence of human society and become indispensable. The
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With IT becoming acceptable to all, it became apparent that people needed to know computers to excel in life.

Recent studies conducted by leading IT associations and business intelligence concern, have shown that our country will require millions of IT professionals up to 2005. A study conducted NASSCOM also reveals that the demand of IT professionals during 2005 be much more than the expected availability. The emerging IT enabled service (ITES) segment has shown tremendous avenues of jobs for the IT professionals. A study conducted NASSCOM (2002-2003) shows that the ITES sector wills create job opportunities for over 1.1million people by 2008. It is worthwhile to note that during the last 20 years, the IT industry’s present trend reflects more than 20 times increases in ITES-BP segment. In spite of USA’s restrictions on outsourcing from Indian market, it is felt that with globalization, the opening of economic fronts and markets becoming more competitive, it will be non-profitable for the USA companies and business tycoons, if they restrict the outsourcing opportunities available from India. As such more and more job opportunities will be further generated in IT and ITES segment positively.

After the September 11th incident, the IT industry went through some difficulties, though Indian IT field didn’t feel the adverse effect as much as other developed countries, some Indian youth went jobless albeit temporarily. The basic lesson that our country earn
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