Haryana to create cadre for IT professionals

35 IT SEZs / 27 IT Parks on anvil in state


Samir Sachdeva | March 11, 2010

Haryana government proposes to create a cadre of IT professionals in the state for smooth implementation and sustenance of e-Governance initiatives in the State. This was stated by Capt. Ajay Singh Yadav, finance minister for Haryana in his budget speech yesterday.

Minister added that 35 IT SEZs have been approved in state of Haryana and the state has granted licences to 27 proposals for the establishment of IT/Cyber Parks. Software exports from Haryana have exceeded Rs.21,000 crore during 2008-09.

The state has allocated Rs.19.59 crore for e-governance during 2010-11 and will be establishing the state data centre (SDC), this year, FM mentioned in his budget speech.

Haryana has already established the state wide area network (SWAN) and is amongst the leading states in India in establishment of IT infrastructure under the national e-governance plan (NeGP).

Major e-governance projects under implementation in the state are food and supplies department, transport department, commercial taxes department and treasuries.



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