About 2.5 lakh new jobs to be created in IT sector in coming months: Govt

Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey has said, about 2 lakh 50,000 new jobs will be created in the IT sector in the coming months through the comprehensive skill development programme.

Addressing a function in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Pandey said, transforming the world’s largest youth force into a truly skilled force is the vision of the NDA government.

He said rapid advances made in the digital technology in the country can take this sector to the tune of 7.2 billion dollars from 2.5 billion in 2018.

The Minister also expressed hope that in coming years, India will stand shoulder to shoulder with the most advanced countries in the IT sector. He called upon the youth to lead the fourth industrial revolution through modern knowledge and skill.

The Hindu

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