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Book fair 2005 to focus on IT

Our Bureau  |  Kolkata 

would highlight the IT and ITES aspects of the state along with the changing face of West Bengal's infrastructure and the existing talent pool.
The book fair will have an where several IT companies will be present to display and sell IT products relating to education, literature and other projects.
On display will be IT products suitable for libraries, school education and technical disciplines as well as details of courses, hardware and CDs of books ITES players like the Academy of Animation Arts and Technology, will have a stall to focus on the potential of sectors like biotech and animation.
One study by a global consulting firm has indicated that by 2005, the Indian animation industry could be worth $1.5 billion in a global market of $5-7 billion.
Animation has become a major business after the film 'Shrek' from Dreamwork Feature Animation won the first ever Oscar for animated feature film some years ago.
The has set up an animation school to provide training on the fundamentals of animation.

First Published: Tue, January 11 2005. 00:00 IST