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.