Growth of software industry in India as a result of cooperation and collaboration in technology with other developed countries

by Mohsin U. Khan
National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies
New Delhi-110 012


This paper looks into the capability building in software companies through their international cooperation and collaboration in technology. Over the years India has developed software industry up to some extent, but could not catch up advances in hardware technology because of the weak component industrial base. The study tries to find out causes of failure in the development of hardware industry. At firm level how Indian software industry could grow fast over the last couple of years as a result of cooperation and collaboration with the developed countries. What further policy measures India should take to develop capability building in software so that she could compete with other Newly industrialized countries like Korea China and Taiwan.

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