Nara Lokesh vows 1 L jobs in IT by 2019
Minister for Information and Technology and Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh said that the State government will create one lakh jobs in IT sector in the State by 2019.
Vijayawada: Minister for Information and Technology and Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh said that the State government will create one lakh jobs in IT sector in the State by 2019.
He said as part of the efforts, two IT parks will be developed in Vijayawada and Vizag. Nara Lokesh on Monday inaugurated seven IT companies at K-Business space complex located on Mahanadu Road.
These seven companies are Inspire Labs Technologies, Supreme Netsoft Pvt Limited, Nveira Technologies, Steinmetz Integrated Learning Solutions, Ealearn Solutions Pvt Limited, Dr Computer and Cresol
Andhra Pradesh Electronics and Information Technology Agency (APEITA) and Andhra Pradesh Non Resident Telugu Society (APNRTS) are jointly promoting the IT companies in the State.
These seven companies provide employment to 400 IT professionals and deal with IT consultancy, E-learning, IT/ITES services, Projects, products etc. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Lokesh said the State government is planning to develop IT park in 100 acres at Gannavaram. He further said that Andhra Pradesh is promoting small and medium IT companies and later would pay attention to attract the IT giants.
Referring to government policy on promotion of IT and tourism in the State, Lokesh said the State government
unveiled two policies during the last three months to attract investment in IT and Hotel industry.
He said 35 IT companies have been set up in the State during the last three months due to efforts of the government to promote IT industry.
Giving details of HCL company, he said the government had allotted 30 acres land in Amaravati and it would start operations in November, 2017. Responding to the criticism that AP failed to attract IT industry, he said the names of the candidates who secured jobs will be uploaded in a portal.
YSRCP plenary conducted to abuse TDP: Later, speaking to the media persons, Lokesh alleged that the YSRCP conducted the party plenary to abuse the Telugu Desam Party and its leaders.
He said the YSRCP leaders made allegations against the State government as they were jealous over the progress achieved by the State under the TDP rule.
He stated that his father N Chandrababu Naidu has been in politics for 40 years and no one had proved graft charges against him.
Referring to the books printed by the YSRCP on the graft allegations, he said people don’t trust such books. He said he threw three challenges to the YSRCP leaders but they failed to respond to them. Minister for Water Resources Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao, Youth Welfare and Sports Minister Kollu Ravindra, MP Kesineni Srinivas, MLA Gadde Rammohan and others were present on the occasion.