Indian software exports to grow 30% in 2004

India’s software exports are on track to grow by 30% in the year to March 2005, despite attempts in the key U.S. market to discourage outsourcing and protect jobs, National Association of Software and Service Companies says. India’s information technology (IT) sector and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries, which offer back office and call center services, logged exports worth $12.5 bln in the 2003-2004 fiscal year. Nearly 25% of the exports that involved 800,000 workers come from the top three companies in the sector — Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys Technologies and Wipro.