IT services as a locomotive for development?


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Much has been said about the importance of IT in the development of Third World countries and the case of India is often cited as an example. However, as CP Chandrasekhar points out, while the role of software and IT-enabled services in India's economy is substantial, the fact that a sizeable section of the Indian population lies outside its ambit and an excessive dependence on this sector may be inequalising