Andhra Pradesh invites Oracle to expand in Hyderabad - The New Indian Express

Andhra Pradesh invites Oracle to expand in Hyderabad

Published: 19th October 2013 10:41 AM

Last Updated: 19th October 2013 12:57 PM

Andhra Pradesh has invited  Oracle, world’s second largest information technology company, to expand its operations in Hyderabad. Minister for IT Ponnala Lakshmaiah made this request at a meeting he held with Andrews Jones, senior vice-president (Indo- Pacific) of the company here on Friday. Oracle opened its window at Hyderabad in 2003 with a commitment to create 3,234 jobs and has employed more than 5,000 people so far.

Referring to the Centre’s sanction of an ITIR project at Hyderabad, Lakshmaiah said the state government prepared a 30- year plan to develop IT industry in 50,000 acres at Hyderabad. A detailed project report was sent to the Centre for establishment of an ITIR in about 12,000 acresnear Visakhapatnam, he said, adding that DPRs were being prepared for establishment of ITIRs also at Tirupati, Anantapur and Adilabad.

“To bring IT services to citizens, the government has connected 25,000 villages with broad brand and is providing 4G service to 92 cities,” he said.

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