Information technology is the specialized branch of the computer system and performs tasks such as the storage and retrieval of a vast amount of information. This technology handles the large collections of information. Now information technology is being used in all private companies and government departments. This technology is used in several places such as the railway booking counter, the publication houses, Banks services and many more are revolution in the modern world. You can easily book tickets for any trains, airplanes, and buses by using this technology. The information of any type will be available at any time on any device. You can also pay online bills such as electricity bills, mobile top-up, buying any products, book tickets, DTH bills, and many more with the use of this technology.
Internet is also a great revolution in the world of technology and is a worldwide network of networks. It is being used in different spheres of human life such as sending e-mail messages throughout the world for getting information easily on various topics. Internet is also used in shopping, health, entertainment, and other e-commerce activities. It can also be used for chatting with close friends, family members, and others at any place by using several social media websites such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and many more. Thus, the number of internet users increasing day by day all over the world.
Internet is essentially a bunch of cables running around the whole world that connects millions of computers. It is also called Wide Area Network or WAN in short. In order to avail the Internet facility for E-Mail (Electronic Mail) and Internet Relay Chat (IRC), the user needs an internet connection, a computer with a modem, and a telephone connection. To send the e-mail message, the user should also know the e-mail address of an individual or the institution.
Internet is also played an important role in electronic commerce (e-commerce). E-commerce roughly means doing business online where the companies can demonstrate and also describe their products on the computer and the order can be accepted online. The word ‘’electronic commerce’’ has evolved from electronic shopping to imply all aspects of business and market processes enabled by the Internet and World Wide Web technologies. There are some other activities such as stock and bond transactions, renting of properties and auctions, and many more that can be conducted online. Thus, the internet is being used for online trading.
The IT industry has revolutionized not only the way public services are delivered but also the relationship between government and citizens by using e-governance. After e-commerce and e-business, the next revolution is e-governance in our country. The IT Ministry’s National Advisory Committee has recommended perceiving IT as a tool for empowerment to address problems in education, rural development, and health. IT is also playing an important role in military intelligence. In this way, IT plays a significant role in the development of any country.