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Indian IT

  1. 1. D efining M oments o f t he I ndian I T I ndustry
  2. 2. D o y ou k now? <ul><li>When did India get its first computer? </li></ul><ul><li>When was the first Indian IT company established? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is 1981 a very memorable year for India? </li></ul><ul><li>When was India’s first IT publication launched? </li></ul><ul><li>When did India have its first software policy? </li></ul><ul><li>When did India design its first super computer? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>I ndia gets its first digital Computer from England </li></ul><ul><li>I t was mainly used to handle scientific problems for Defense </li></ul><ul><li>India was the first country in Asia to have a digital computer </li></ul>1956… The Computer Arrives
  4. 4. <ul><li>TIFRAC (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Automatic Calculator) was the first computer developed in India, at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai </li></ul>1959…India’s First Computer
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tata group bought mainframes to do data processing work for its group companies </li></ul><ul><li>Thus established a division called TCS </li></ul>1968… TATA’s TCS
  6. 6. <ul><li>Borroughs small systems – US client is serviced by TCS </li></ul><ul><li>This transaction/ service is the beginning of India’s software export Industry </li></ul>1974… Software Export Industry
  7. 7. 1976…Making the History <ul><li>With a capital base of Rs.1.74, Shiv Nadar with six other friends starts Microcomp </li></ul><ul><li>The Company is renamed as HCL </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1981…Rise of the Icon <ul><li>Narayan Murthy quits Patni Computer Systems </li></ul><ul><li>With Rs.10,000 as capital & six other friends starts a data Center </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1982… India’s First IT Publication <ul><li>India gets its first IT publication </li></ul><ul><li>Dataquest is launched in December 1982 by Pradeep Duta </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1984…Separate Industry <ul><li>During Rajiv Gandhi's rule new software policy is announced </li></ul><ul><li>Import of Computers was liberalized </li></ul><ul><li>Software gets recognized as a separate industry </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1988…Nasscom <ul><li>A catalyst for the growth of software driven IT industry in the country is formed </li></ul><ul><li>Harsh Mehta, Saurabh Srivastava, Shashi Bhatnagar& Prakash Ahuja are the core team who formed NASSCOM </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1994…The BPO Era <ul><li>American Express opens its APAC operational center in India </li></ul><ul><li>It is the beginning of the BPO era in India </li></ul>
  13. 13. 1995…Internet <ul><li>VSNL launches the first internet service for public access </li></ul><ul><li>It was called GIAS – Gateway Internet Access Service </li></ul><ul><li>The service was launched first in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkatta & Chennai </li></ul>
  14. 14. 1999…Another First <ul><li>Infosys becomes the first Indian company to be listed in NASDAQ </li></ul><ul><li>It was listed in BSE in 1993, its IPO price was Rs.95 </li></ul>
  15. 15. 2004…Billion Dollar <ul><li>Indian companies cross the billion dollar mark </li></ul><ul><li>TCS is first, followed by Wipro & Infosys </li></ul><ul><li>The genesis of the SWITCH companies </li></ul>
  16. 16. 2007… Super Robots <ul><li>Computational Research Laboratories (CRL), a Tata subsidiary developed the first super computer called EKA </li></ul><ul><li>The supercomputer is ranked fourth fastest computer </li></ul>
  17. 17. 2050… Super Computer <ul><li>Computational Research Laboratories (CRL), a Tata subsidiary developed the first super computer called EKA </li></ul><ul><li>The supercomputer is ranked fourth fastest computer </li></ul>