Information Technology and Electronics Industry
The electronics industry produces a wide range of products like, transistors, televisions, telephones, telephone exchanges, computer, radar etc.
Bangalore is considered to be the electronic capital of India. Other important centres of electronics industry are Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Coimbatore.
There are 18 software technology parks in the country which provide single window service and high data communication facility to software experts.
Software Technology Parks
Our country is also developing as an important center for Business Process Outsourcing.
There were more than 1 million people in the IT and electronics industry out of which 30% are women in March 2005. This number was expected to grow more than eight times in the next 4 years.
This industry also contributes a major share in the foreign exchange earned.