Planning for Information Technology for the Development of Rural Industries in Backward Regions.
The creation of vast new information systems through the convergence of previously distinct industries and advances in technology demonstrate that the information revolution has begun in India. The boundaries that once separated information industries such as computing, communications and electronics are disappearing. This is due to quantum leaps in technology performance, efficiency and connectivity. For example internet which began as a network primarily linking scientific and academic interests and has now moved well beyond those origins.