Good news for Telangana state. Hyderabad gained 2 places and beat Chennai and Pune to emerge as the second largest software exporter in the country. Bangalore topped the chart with 31% of country’s exports while Hyderabad is a distant second with 12%.
Telangana IT minister KTR, talking to newsmen, said that city-wise Hyderabad is 2nd after Bangalore in the country. State-wise, he said, Telangana is in 4th position.
He said while the State’s growth is over 14% and above the national average, the State is now planning to give a push for developing Tier-2 cities like Warangal and Karimnagar as prospective IT destinations. He said he will work with NASSCOM on developing Tier-2 cities.
He said many IT companies showed interest to start BPOs and Call Centres in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities and he assured full support in terms of infrastructure.