Automation seen as killing employment opportunity in Indian it sector
Basavaraj Nagesh Kadamudimatha
Information technology (IT) is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. IT sector contribute to increases in GDP and also provides employment opportunities to large number of people in the world but recently because of automation in IT sector leads to decrease in employment opportunity. Automation is the use of machines and technology to make processes run on their own without manpower. This paper examines that automation reduces the manpower level and as a result of it be as killing opportunity of employment in IT sector. A US based research firm is predicting that India’s IT service industry will lose 6.4 lakh low skilled jobs to automation in next five years by HFS Research. Automation leads to increase in efficiency in work and also improve the level of productivity but reduce manpower level. This enables in downtrend in level of employment in Information Technology sector.
Basavaraj Nagesh Kadamudimatha. Automation seen as killing employment opportunity in Indian it sector. International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, Volume 2, Issue 12, 2016, Pages 148-150