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Exploiting information technology for development: A case study of India

Nagy Hanna

Copyright © 1994

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Nagy Hanna is principal economist in the Public/Private Sector and Technology Development Division of the Asia Technical Department, South Asia Regional Office.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Hanna, Nagy.

Exploiting information technology for development: a case study of India / Nagy Hanna.

p. cm.—(World Bank discussion papers; 246)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-8213-2865-4

1. Information technology-Government policy. India

1. Title. 11. Series.

HC440.155H36 1994

338.47004'0095-dc20 94-12671 ClP