Prioritise ICT for development

Some suggestions for the budget to promote the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) sector that is vital for the equitable development of a country;

• ICT should be a priority sector & treated like an Industry.

• Tax holiday for at least five Years.

• Rs 1000 million venture capital as in 2001 budget.

• IT Park should be consider as EPZ and give incentive.

• Start ICT Incubator.

• Use RTDF in

OLPC project in rural schools.

• Omit multiple taxation for single service like internet service.