|English is the language of almost every business in the world. With rapid improvements in technology, English has not only increased employment, but has also helped in better communication. The fundamental of any relation, be it personal or business is good communication and English has become a medium of global communication.
English as a language is a legacy of the British Rule over India. English language has emerged as one of our key strengths in garnering international acclaim, be it literature, movies or business. Although English is just one of the official languages of India, but it is perhaps the only language that is understood across the country. English is an international language and is widely spoken in many countries and is an official language in a large number of countries. It is a very important language for the Global workforce. English is the most common medium of communication in the International Business world. India is a force to reckon with in the BPO, Call centre, Software & IT business and other sectors worldwide. This is mainly because of the widespread use of English as a medium of Education in India. The proficiency in English helped India grow in double digits and rule the Software, IT & BPO sectors for decades. This paper highlights how English has helped our country gain an economic advantage and dominance in certain businesses like BPO, Software & IT and the Service sector.