September 26, 2013
by Economic Times

India's software export sector is hoping that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will forcefully argue their case for an easy visa regime when he meets US President Barack Obamaon Friday.

The Indian information technology industry has been steadily building up opinion against a proposed US law which makes work visas costlier and harder to come by. When Singh raises the issue with the American president, it will be a clear reflection of the importance that the Indian government attaches to a sector which earns more than $76 billion ( Rs4.7 lakh crore) in export revenue, 60% of it from the US.

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