India’s outsourcing industry employs 1.2 mln people, contributes $23.4 bln to GDP

India’s $23.4 bln outsourcing industry accounts for most of the country’s software and services industry, which makes up nearly 5% of gross domestic product. The industry employs 1.2 mln workers, has sparked a consumer revolution in India, and is accelerating at more than 30% a year, NYT says.