By the turn of 20th century India has adopted a new mantra - Information
Technology (IT) - and almost everyone has started chanting it. The nation has
decided her destination in 21st century for Progress and Prosperity through
information Technology. Today, 23% of Microsoft's, 21% of Intel, 19% of IBM ,18%
of Oracle workforce is from Indian origin. At present, I .T. is a $5.7 billion
industry in India, and it is projected to be an $8 billion industry by 2002.
According to a recent industry survey by India's National Association of
Software Service Companies, the country's IT industry could earn $87 billion and
employ 1 million people by 2008.
When Devang Mehta, the president of India's
National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) was asked the
reason behind spell bound growth of Indian IT industry he replied in single word
people of Rajkot know late Shree Arvindbhai Maniar as the man of values with a
vision. Shree Arvindbhai Maniar has a great reverence with the technology. He
was of the opinion that the fruits of social & economical gain through
technology should reach to the last person of the society. After the
untimely death of Shree Arvindbhai Maniar, Shree Arvindbhai Maniar Jankalyan Trust is
working to make true the vision of Shree
Arvindbhai.The trust is engaged in many social activities. Shree Arvindbhai Maniar Institute of Information Technology
is the model institute
devoted to bringing in IT revolution in Saurashtra - kutch region.
Vision in Action:
With the active support and financial aid of Rajkot Municipal Corporation, Shree Arvindbhai Maniar Institute Of Information Technology established on 12-09-1999 at the inspiring location of planetarium building in racecourse. The objective of the institute is to "Impart training of international standard in computer education at an affordable cost."