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A Brief History of the Indian Software Industry

  • Rajesh Kumar
  • Anand Kumar Sethi

Abstract

India’s software history perhaps can trace its origins from within the ancient Indian texts, the “Vedas” (derived from the root “vid,” meaning “to know”). These texts, which lay stress on abstract, logical, and rational thinking, form the basis of all Indian learning and education. Vedic mathematics is based on sixteen “sutras” or word formulae that describe the way the human mind naturally works, and direct one to the appropriate analysis and solution, often with only mental calculations.

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Venture Capital Business Processing Outsource Indian Institute ofTechnology Indian Engineer Indian Software 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    Jawaharlal Nehru (1961). Discovery of India. India: Asia Publishing House.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    T.R.N. Rao and S. Kak (1998). Computing in Ancient India. Lafayette, LA: University of Southern Louisiana.Google Scholar

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  • Anand Kumar Sethi

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