Information technology, in the first instance, brings to us the latest developments in science, technology, and the arts in the advanced world. We can make use of the latest techniques and methods in the science and the arts within the four corners of our buildings.
We can communicate with anyone anywhere in the world and send him message in jiffy. The email has made it possible to send any amount of information to any place in a few seconds. The receiver of the information can at once send back the reply or his own information. Top on programmers like Gmail messenger, Viber, Skype, etc along with the display of the communicator on the screen, gives a direct personal touch to the exchange of information and ideas. Information technology has, in effect, reduced distance completely between parties sitting in continents separated by the higher seas and immeasurable skies.
Computer technology can help us to bring about social, political, and economic revolution in the country. We can make a complete study of the different social, political, and economic systems in the most successful countries. The past, present, and possible future of these countries and societies can be studies through computer records, films, and programs.
Computer technology can be used to collect information about the different classes and the groups of the people in the country. A thorough study of their educational, professional, and social means can lead us to concrete solutions of their problems. The working government departments, law courts, firms, companies, educational institutions, industries, farms, markets, bus companies, railway, airlines, seaport, stock exchanges, and activities like smuggling , black marketing, terrorism, other crimes should be within the network of the computer. It can be used, surely, to learn crimes and social disorder and the way to eradicate them.
Some chains of institutions for teaching information technology exist in the world, and they are serving our useful purpose. However, they are mostly expensive and beyond the reach of the common people. The manufacture of import of the best modern computer equipment is essential for the promotion of this technology.
The promotion of the information technology is directly linked with the availability of high-class work and jobs in industry, commerce, administration. If the IT graduates cannot find jobs in different fields, they will be discouraged from studying further and will, naturally, look for better employment in the more developed countries. Rapid and planned industrial and agricultural development is necessary for the absorption of IT and computer experts.
The world can hope for a truly bright and glorious future if information technology goes on expending in the developing countries as well. It holds the key to the solution if our most pressing problems like poverty, ignorance, backwardness prevailing in most of the countries of the world.