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Bring ICT SME sector into mainstream: MAIT

Bring ICT SME sector into mainstream: MAIT

The IT hardware industry body MAIT wants that the small-and-medium enterprises should be taken on board while embarking on the ambitious Digital India initiative that could also include mega smart cities and made-in India programs. "We are confident about the Centre's make-in India intent. Indigenous products should be identified and SMEs, as a part of ecosystem, should be...more
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