Outsource to India
Why Outsource to India? Outsource to India for technological agility, quality, cost control,
time-to-market and competitive advantage. India is a talent-rich country. India exports software
to 95 countries around the world. India enjoys the confidence of global corporations.
82% of the US companies ranked India as their first choice for software outsourcing.
Bill Clinton applauds India's brainpower: says Indian-Americans run more than 750 companies
in America's Silicon Valley. "You liberated your markets and now you have one of the 10
fastest growing economies in the world," said President Clinton. Bill Gates says India is
an IT superpower: strikes strategic alliances with India companies to develop applications
on the .Net platform. Jack Welch opens $130 million Technology Center in Bangalore,
GE's largest R&D center outside the US: celebrates 10 years of GE Medical Systems in India.
Companies across the world outsource work India to stay competitive. They realize that to
maintain stay ahead, they need to reduce costs, provide the best quality, use the latest
high-tech skills, and be reliable and innovative.
When you outsource to India, you outsource to a mature industry with world-class systems
and quality. Of the 23 software companies in the world that have achieved the
prestigious SEI-CMM Level 5, 15 of them are Indian. India will soon have the highest
number of ISO-9000 software companies in the world, according to Nasscom.
India has state-of-the-art technologies for total solutions. Offshore assignments have
moved up the value chain - from data entry to large and complex turnkey projects of
200 to 300 person years. Applications include, E-Commerce, Business Process Re-engineering,
System Migration, Maintaining Legacy Systems, System Integration.
India bid to boost bilateral economic ties, with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee in the US,
India and the US have signed five commercial deals worth US $6 billion for projects in power,
e-commerce and banking sectors.
IT is a major thrust area for the Government of India. IT is one of the Government of India's top
five priorities. The National IT Task Force submitted its 108 point Action Plan to promote IT
in the country. The Government of India has approved the plan and is in the process of
implementing it. A separate Ministry of Information Technology was set up to expedite swift
approval and implementation of IT projects and to streamline the regulatory process.
Information Technology Act 2000: The Information Technology Bill that was passed in the
Indian Parliament in May 2000, has now been notified as the IT Act 2000. The IT Bill brings
E-commerce within the purview of law and accords stringent punishments to "cyber criminals".
With this, India joins a select band of 12 nations that have cyber laws.
Software Technology Parks of India offer world-class infrastructure and various incentives and
concessions to encourage foreign investment and promote software development in India eg 100%
Foreign equity is permitted and approved under the Automatic Route delegated powers to
The Director STPI, tax holiday until 2010, etc.
India has a stable government and is one of the world's 10 fastest-growing economies.
India has been a consistent democratic country since fifty years. Indian service sector
contributes a massive 51 per cent to India's GDP. Within this category, the most promising is
computer software export, which grew at an amazing rate of 40-50 per cent every year during the
1990s. India ranked third in Asia, just after Japan and China, in terms of investment potential for
the next 10-year period in a study by the Export-Import bank of Japan.
A convergent network is being created by the intertwining of the ISP, Telecom, VSAT, Cellular
and networking sectors. India's large business houses and Public Sector Units are working
towards creating greater bandwidth availability.
You can find several compelling reasons to outsource to India. Take the first step
and make a decision.