3000 IT professionals who returned to Bengal, get jobs under special scheme. At least 3,000 info technology (IT) professionals, have came back to West Bengal from the opposite components of the country throughout coronavirus pandemic, are offered jobs, West Bengal minister Amit Mitra aforementioned.
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, the West Bengal government started ‘Karmo Bhumi‘ initiative in June to collaborate job seekers and employers within the IT and ITeS sector. It was launched as a talent registration platform for those that have came back to West Bengal from alternative states on account of the pandemic, Mitra additional. Over 37,000 folks have registered within the job portal since its launch on June eight. Mitra aforementioned that over 24,000 applications are processed.
While addressing a webinar held by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mitra urged the trade to require up area within the IT parks in tier two and tier three cities within the state. Small cities and cities were neglected within the past. Therefore the system has came upon seventeen IT parks in these areas like Siliguri, Kalyani and Durgapur. 5 additional such parks area unit within the method of completion, province minister of finance additional.
The idea is to bridge the digital divide and lots of renowed companies like Essar data Technology have haunted area in one in every of them,” Mitra same.
On the the planned silicon Valley hub in urban area, Mitra same Reliance Industries had nonheritable forty acres of land for putting in place a data centre for Reliance Jio. Tata practice Services (TCS) goes to make further 15,000 jobs within the state, Mitra additional. TCS additionally took twenty acres of land within the silicon valley hub. “This would be the IT giant’s biggest centre in terms of job creation within the country,” province minister additional.