Ajaya Kumar Sahu is a Research Analyst at the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). His expertise lies in conducting primary survey that involves sampling and weight calculations, handling large-scale data like NSSO (National Sample Survey Organisation) employment and consumption data as well as ASI (Annual Survey of Indistries) data. Further, he works on poverty analysis, and issues related to agriculture and rural development areas. He completed his M. Phil. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and is presently pursuing a Ph. D. in Economics from Jamia Milia Islamia. He cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) with the Junior Research Fellowship, conducted by the UGC (University Grants Commission).
Do firms in India perceive themselves to be e-ready?
24 Jan 2017
Government of India’s ‘Digital India’ programme seeks to transform the country into a digitally-empowered society and knowledge economy. This column presents region-wise findings of a perception-based survey of the e-readiness of firms. While firms in west India seem to be more e-ready than those in other regions, there is tremendous scope across all firms to increase the use of information and communications technology in business activities to improve productivity.
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