When the Web was in the early stages of development, no one could foresee that one day India would become the indisputable leader in web design and development related services. Like many paradoxes affecting India, its success in web development outsourcing is equally baffling. This is despite one of the lowest figures of per head computer usage in India, even lesser than the comparable Asian economies.
India is a country of great inconsistencies. One is the urban India where one can find cities with all the marks of modernity such as neon-lit streets, latest cars, swanky malls and air-conditioned offices, etc. The other is the rural India where the majority of people live without even the basic amenities.
With just about 5% of Indias huge population having access to computers and the Internet, it would be indeed surprising to know how India achieved the top position in web development industry and IT services. Let us examine the six Es that have contributed to the success of Indian companies in this arena.