Updated: Mar 20, 2020
Mr. Mekapati Goutham Reddy, Andhra Pradesh minister for Industries, Commerce, Information Technology, Skill Development, and Training said that about 50,000 IT jobs will be created in Vizag in the Coming Days.
There was a Meeting Held in Millenium Towers with the CEO of Certain Companies on Wednesday where Mr.Mekapati has Said that “In addition to the existing IT companies, there is a need for more firms to establish a presence in Visakhapatnam. If the number of companies increases, employment opportunities will be created for about 50,000 unemployed youth. In this regard, the concerned departments have been asked to chalk out plans. The government will also release incentives to those coming forward to invest.”
Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao, Andhra Pradesh Tourism, Culture, and Youth Advancement Minister stated that the State Government is willing to provide all the basic infrastructure, including electricity, roads, water, and transport, to the IT sector.
Mentioning that the State Government is committed to the development of IT in Visakhapatnam, the Minister said that more IT companies should be set up in the city to provide jobs for local students in Visakhapatnam.
He further advised that the IT firms must meet the management of colleges and suggest the courses that are required to be included in the curriculum for the present-day IT.