ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Information Technology and Social Development

The IT industry in Andhra Pradesh has several advantages with a large pool of scientific manpower and a proactive state government. Software exports have grown impressively in the last decade and IT-enabled services are likely to play a significant role in the creation of employment opportunities. The basic challenges lie in improving the social sectors such as education, health, etc, and developing the infrastructure. If these problems are not tackled on a priority basis, the fast-growing IT sector will leave the majority of the population behind, leading to a more polarised society.

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