Ponnala scouts for US investments in IT
The Information and Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah has sought US investments in the booming IT sector of Andhra Pradesh. He met the Obama's...
The Information and Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah has sought US investments in the booming IT sector of Andhra Pradesh. He met the Obama's Business Forward Committee officials to discuss the issues regarding the recent problems with IT employees at Cannon Building, Capitol Hill, Washington DC on Wednesday. They obliged to the request and soon will be visiting the state of Andhra Pradesh.
He made a detailed presentation on 'Advantage AP' and invited the US officials to make a visit to the city of Hyderabad. He said that Andhra Pradesh had been offering the best incentives to IT companies both in the hardware and software fields. Investments in the upcoming Gaming and Animation Park were more rewarding. A He said that the media and production companies working across a breathtaking array of platforms would look at GAME CITY to provide the 'softer' skills needed for selling, branding and marketing their products.
He said Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh had emerged as a knowledge economy thanks to the presence of 12 universities and equal number of Schools of Excellences producing a large number of English-speaking graduates. The animation and gaming industry would be benefitted immensely by the programs offered by JNTU -School of Fine Arts and the taken pool developed by the training centres in the private sector.
Those present on the occasion included Bert Kaufman and Greg Kaufman from Business Forward, the Obama Committee, Subba Rao Chennuri of Telugu Times, Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri, CEO of APSFKNW � IT &C Department and Chandana Khan, Special Chief Secretary of Tourism.