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   India Sold on Techno Doozy
   1:55pm  30.Jul.98.PDT
   NEW DELHI -- India has approved sweeping guidelines which will boost
   government spending on computers and turn public telephone booths into
   email centers, a government official said Thursday.
   A task-force report, pushed as a blueprint to turn India into a
   software superpower, plans to link schools, colleges, and hospitals by
   2003 and offer Internet access nodes in all districts by early 2000.
   The development of the Internet is considered vital if the country
   hopes to build on its success as a software exporter. India's elite
   industry is already ranked among the world's leaders, and its output
   is vital to the country's economy. The task force aims to boost
   India's software exports to US$50 billion by 2008 from $1.8 billion in
   "We have become more liberal than what has been given in the United
   States as a policy," said Narasimhiah Seshagiri, director general of
   the National Informatics Center and a key member of the panel that
   came up with the 108 recommendations.