Tuesday, November 27, 2012

National Seminar on “IT & ITEs” on Jan 25, 2013: Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Minister for IT & Communications, Government of AP

The Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) in association with EduGate Foundation and Edex - The New Indian Express Daily organized Press Meet today on November 23, 2012 on proposed National Seminar & Exhibition on “IT & ITEs: Trends and Demands, Opportunities & Challenges” on January 25, 2013 at FAPCCI, Hyderabad.

Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology & Communications, Mr. Devendra Surana, President, FAPCCI, Mr. Srinivas Ayyadevara, Senior Vice President, FAPCCI, Dr. Ashok Kumar Kedia, Chairman, IT Committee and Mr. M.V. Rajeshwara Rao, Secretary General, FAPCCI have addressed the media.

Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology & Communications has announced the National Seminar on IT & ITEs at this time and he interacted with media on several Information Technology and Communications related subjects.

Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Hon’ble Minister for IT& Communications said that the State of Andhra Pradesh is pioneer in offering the best incentives and facilitations for the growth of the ICT sector, with business friendly policies and proactive approach of the Government. The ICT Policy 2010-2015 is to make Andhra Pradesh one of the forerunners in IT sector in the Country through Provision of congenial, industrial friendly and proactive climate for IT companies to locate, grow and sustain their operations most competitively in a hassle-free environment in the State. Creation of employment opportunities to the educated youth of all sections of the Society across all regions, Achieving higher levels of export turnover resulting in enhanced Andhra Pradesh, home to more than eighty million people, is the fourth largest state in India. With the third largest nominal GDP of 123 Billion US$ in 2011, it has emerged as one of India's fastest growing states and witnessed a tremendous decadal growth of 56.2% and per capita GDP growth of 43.9%. Over the last decade AP has transformed itself into a leading destination for IT / ITES sector and today Andhra Pradesh is the fourth largest exporter contributing to approximately 15% of India's software exports.

The Andhra Pradesh government's proposal for setting up a seven Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) around the city, and two at Vishakhapatmam is giving a much-needed boost to the state's efforts to attract fresh investments into the industry. The ITIR would be developed in an area of 202 sq km (50,000 acres) in two phases over a period of 25 years. The ITIR is aimed at attracting an investment of Rs 2.19 lakh crore in the ITITES sectors and create direct employment for 15 lakh youths, according to state Information Technology Mr. Ponnala said.

Mr. Devendra Surana, President of FAPCCI said that the Seminar on National Seminar & Exhibition on “IT & ITEs: Trends and Demands, Opportunities & Challenges” will focus on Trends, Demands, Opportunities in IT and ITEs sector, particularly IT services, Animation, Gaming, Telecommunications, IT Entrepreneurship, PPP model in IT sector, IT in domestic Growth, Cloud Computing, Emerging Employment and Investment Themes in IT & ITEs, US policy: Effect on Outsourcing, BPO Industry, Internet Security and Challenges, Indian Gaming and Animation – International Strategy, New Generation Technologies – Opportunities and Challenges, IT & ITEs and Banking Services etc.

Mr. M.V. Rajeshwara Rao, Secretary General, FAPCCI said that –we invited eminent speakers from Google, Microsoft, Wipro, Face book, TCS, IBM, Mahindra Satyam, HCL, Genpact, Intel, Deloitte, Dell, IIIT, InfoTech, NIIT and Officials from IT & ITEs department, Govt. of AP and India, Entrepreneurs from Gaming and Animation sector, Banking and Finance, Telecommunications, IT & ITEs services has been invited to interact with participants.

Interested persons of attend the Seminar may contact on 040-2339 5515 for registration.

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