Working from the confines of the office, sitting in front of a computer and that too in an air conditioned room, could be a dream job for many. When these surroundings and work atmosphere are provided for, by the government, people out there would compete for securing the job. The IT jobs in government sector were not in high numbers in some years back.
In fact, the concept of information technology was not there as a subject in engineering colleges, some decades back. It was because of the foreign system of working through computers and exchanging information through the internet, that the idea took ground in the late part of 20th century. People were exposed to the idea of doing things with the help of computers and utilizing them in industrial and government works.
After the knowledge of using computers in government sector organizations, the growth of IT sector has been very rapid. The manner in which, computer and IT jobs have been created in the recent years has come as a pleasant outing for all those IT aspirants and pass outs from various institutions all over India. It is the time now that the IT job sector is looking up at a future that beckons the aspirants into a glorious career.
Getting any government job in itself has a lot of perks and satisfaction. With the government based IT jobs, the system is more encouraging. Information sharing and communications medium in which the said content is manifested in the visual format, comes under the preview of the information technology sector. This area has been recognized largely by various governments across the world as a powerful tool of development. And to aid in its growth, various laws are being passed in the highest body of the government. Under such laws, more stress is being given to the development of IT and its allied fields which are also known as ITes.
In modern world, the use of information technology is required in every kind of establishment. But the core of industries such as telecommunication, computers, electronics, power, infrastructure, fashion, aviation, and a lot others, requires an extensive application of the IT skills. With more and more organizations related to these fields coming under the government banners, the need of people conversant in IT methodologies of working is rising. A sector which was a few decades back, the expertise of private organizations, is now being enthusiastically taken over by the government agencies.
In India, the CDAC, NIIT, architectural organizations, telecommunication giant BSNL, and many others are recruiting IT professionals to strengthen the information technology base as various projects of the government are being done by them. Although, the call for IT professionals has come very late in the government sector, yet there is every opportunity for the students who were interested in serving under the government, but had till now got exasperated in the quest for a job in the government IT sector. Now that the IT sector of the government is looking good, not only the private enterprises will have to devise ways to hold back their incumbent talent, but also have to feel the pressure as the government in any country is a very powerful force.