Northeast India's largest IT hub comes up in Tripura

| Updated: Apr 25, 2017 22:06 IST

Agartala (Tripura) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Northeast India's largest Information Technology (IT) hub was inaugurated at Agartala to boost employment and e-governance besides to export software technology. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, in presence of IT and Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty, local MLA Sudip Roy Barman, AMC Mayor Prafullajit Sinha and Director General of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Omkar Rai inaugurated the IT hub, set up at a cost of Rs. 50 crore and the sixth hub in the North east region. Sarkar said that this IT hub would help to create employment opportunities for the IT educated youth and to further extend the e-governance to the door step of people. Rai said that besides creating job opportunities the new IT hub would help the state to bring famous IT companies of India to set off their business and services taking the facilities of this newly set-up IT hub. He added that the government of India has taken various other initiatives like Make in India, Digital India and Start-up India. (ANI)