City IT Growth 17%, Bengaluru only 7 to 9%: KTR

September 20th, 2019

Hyderabad : IT Minister KT Rama Rao today informed the House during budget session of Assembly that the State government was determined to boost IT and IT-enabled sectors and increase jobs and employment.

During question hour in the Assembly, the IT minister said IT exports crossed to Rs 1 lakh crore while it was just Rs 50,000 crore before 2014-15. Many international companies and industries are showing keen interest in Hyderabad and Telangana to set up shop and expand business as we are providing hassle-free facilities and mechanism. he claimed. If Bengaluru is witnessing a miracle in IT and others, why the world class companies and business firms come to our state?, he asked. He claimed that IT growth in Telangana is 17 per cent now while in Bengaluru it is only 7-9 %, KTR said.

The minister also suggested to the members not to belittle our own State with regard to anything. Since 2014 and till day, the TRS Government has taken steps for setting up 59 new industrial parks boosting State economy and providing jobs and employment. Informing that Boeing has started its production in the State, KTR said Asia’s biggest Stents manufacturing company was started in Sultanpur in Sangareddy district.

The minister said the State government was going to create more jobs than Bengaluru in IT and other sectors as world class companies such as Apache, Rafale and others have roped in with investments. Task Centers at State level will be expanded to districts to give IT related training and skills to youth in Khammam and Karimnagar districts. “People gave us mandate again for the better governance and schemes of welfare”, he added.  (NSS)