Role Of Information Technology In Pakistan

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Role of Information Technology in the improvement of economy and social services in Pakistan Introduction What is Information Technology? It is the application of computers to store, study, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise. As we all know the field of science is progressing day by day, new theories and discoveries are discovered every day. So basically every day is a new day when we talk about Information Technology. Information Technology is literally in every field of life now so in every achievement IT has definitely played a vital role. Information Technology is a growing and rising industry in Pakistan. The IT industry regarded as a successful sector of Pakistan economically, even in financial crisis. The government of Pakistan has given many incentives to IT investors in the country which resulted in the development of IT sector. The World Economic Forum assessed the development if Information Communication Technology (ICT) and ranked Pakistan 111th among 144 countries in the Global Information Technology report of 2014. Achievments and Improvements in the field of Economy GDP Growth Findings from various countries confirm the positive effect of I.T on growth. For example, a 10% increase in broadband penetration is associated with a 1.4% increase in GDP growth in emerging markets. In Pakistan, this number can reach 2.5%. The doubling of mobile data use caused by the increase in 3G

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