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Essence: The article highlights the fact that India, despite of having celebrated technologists, is still not a major player in the technology sector. The reason of its failure is its inability to channelize the use of the market-driven growth opportunities. The lack of investment on part of the government along with poor achievement in school education also adds up to this.
In order to improve the situation India needs to improve the public spending in the quality of higher education. Along with that it should gear up its production in electronic goods and components so as to reap the benefits of India achieving twice the number of internet users as in US which provides large market for all kind of technologies. Last but not the least, the public sector in India should be evaluated on the basis of long term contributions and potential to create opportunities for private sector.
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