Jagan intends to transform Vizag into an essential IT hub of AP


VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh federal government is working towards turning Visakhapatnam city into a significant center for employment generation and along with a premier IT centre of the state. It has been chosen to offer attractive incentives to IT companies which set up their units in the state.

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said the focus would be laid on generating big employment in IT sector. The federal government would likewise provide sops to the institutions that use high-end abilities to develop better job prospects for the AP youth.

He held a review meeting on IT policy, electronic manufacturing clusters, and virtual libraries. He insisted that procedures be required to impart high-end skills to the students. The city ought to be made a centre for quality education so that skilled personnels will be readily available. He noted that Visakhapatnam would emerge as a significant center for work development and the government would create all needed facilities which, besides the worldwide airport, would raise the stature of the city.

Jagan Mohan Reddy wanted that a top-level university should set up in the IT sector in the city. It should end up being one-stop location for all high-end and modern technology courses. The state government would reveal rewards every year to the companies that begin operations in the state. He said that a minimum of one-year internship ought to be scheduled trainees in such companies so that the youth equipped with good skills would improve job opportunities.

The Chief Minister likewise wanted that favorable conditions exist to support the work-from-home culture. The government will make sure high-speed internet in backwoods as well, and every village panchayat would have a digital library in two years. As lots of as 4,000 villages would get internet by December.

He directed the authorities to determine land for concept cities in Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Anantapur and draft strategies for the very same. The officials informed that works associated to YSR electronic manufacturing clusters are at a brisk speed and they are preparing to release them in October.

Industries & & Information Technology Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy, Panchayat Raj Principal Secretary Gopala Krishna Dwivedi, Info Innovation Principal Secretary G. Jaya Lakshmi, Energy Secretary Nagulapalli Srikanth, Panchayat Raj Commissioner Girija Shankar, YSR EMC CEO M. Nanda Kishore and other authorities were present.

Released at Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:16:58 +0000