Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Write Detailed Answer to the Following Question. Explain the Importance of the I. T. Industry. - Geography

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Write detailed answer to the following question.

Explain the importance of the I. T. Industry. 

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Solution

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retain, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business. The IT industry plays a vital role in the current world. Everything that we use now is connected to the internet and computers. IT is the development of modern science through computer gadgets. Importance of IT industry are:

• The huge volume of information

Because of the development of Information Technology, the internet came into picture which is useful in obtaining a huge volume of data within in the span of seconds.

• Storage of data

The computers and internet help in storage of massive data in small chip format or in the online form. This storage facility makes people less dependent on paper or books data.

• Development of education

The education system gets enhanced due to the development of the IT industry. Smart classes are being started in many schools due to the development of the IT industry.

• Business

It has a very important role in business and commerce also. The day to day activities in banks, business firms and other institutes are being run through the technological advancement of IT.

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Balbharati Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 8 Industries
Exercise | Q 3 | Page 59
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