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Bengaluru to be world’s 2nd largest IT Cluster by 2020 : KUIDFC Chairman

Bengaluru to be world’s 2nd largest IT Cluster by 2020 : KUIDFC Chairman

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Udupi, Jan 18, 2017 : The road to digital India begins not from Delhi but from the state capital Bengaluru, said  Srivatsa Krishna, Secretary to Government of Karnataka and Chairman,Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC).

Srivatsa Krishna

He was delivering the  34th  TA Pai Memorial Lecture on the topic  "The Road to Digital India : Begins from Bengaluru" on the occasion of the Founder’s Day of T A Pai Management Institute and Academy of General Education, Manipal at the Syndicate Bank Golden Jubilee Auditorium, Manipal on January 17, Tuesday.

Continuing, he said Bengaluru will surpass Andhra Pradesh and other states in the IT field and will also surpass the Silicon Valley in America in the future.

Bengaluru will be  the second largest IT cluster in the world  by 2020 and would contribute to 20 lakh direct jobs, 60 lack indirect jobs and  export business worth Rs 4 lakh crores, he added.

He also informed that an  India Media Entertainment City and Science Gallery will come up  at Bengaluru on a 25 acre land.

Dr H S Ballal, TAPMI Management Board Member, Dr Gururaj Kidiyoor, Director,  P D Shenoy, former IAS officer and others were present .

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Comments on this Article
Prema Janardhan, Bengaluru Tue, January-17-2017, 11:46
Bengaluru has seen developments the credit has to go to the It Companies . The city is totally different compared to past fifteen years . Only this field will help to see development to this extent
Shyreen Samsheer, Kundapur Tue, January-17-2017, 11:41
Our capital city has been recognized all over due to IT base d companies as they have offered a lot of jobs opportunities .
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