Northeast India's sixth and largest Information Technology (IT) hub was inaugurated(उद्घाटन) here on Monday to boost employment and e-governance besides to export software technology. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, accompanied(साथ में) by IT and Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty and Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Director General Omkar Rai inaugurated the IT hub, set up at a cost of Rs 50 crore. Sarkar said that this IT hub would help to create employment opportunities for the IT educated youths and to further extend the e-governance to the door step of people. Rai said that it would help the state to bring famous IT companies of India to set off their business and services taking the facilities of this newly set-up IT hub.
According to Rai, the STPI, under the union Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology, shared technological knowledge with the state government to set up this hub, sixth of its kind in northeast India and largest such hub in the region. "This IT hub would help India to export software technology," he added. Chakraborty said: "The globally standard IT hub would provide much needed impetus (प्रोत्साहन) to the upcoming IT and IT services based industries creating huge(विशाल) job opportunities.
"Tripura last year got the award from the central government for its performance in IT and e-governance. Many e-governance based facilities and services already extended up to gram panchayat level in Tripura." Noting people are getting various certificates and documents from their panchayats or blocks concerned(चिंतित) through the e-district scheme, he said that over 30 lakh people, or 80 per cent of the state's 37 lakh, are now using mobile phones leading to an IT boom.
Principal Secretary, Industries and Information Technology, M. Nagaraju said that in the new IT hub, ready-to-use incubation space would be available for start-up companies, aspiring entrepreneurs, Indian and multi-national companies as per their requirements.
Definitions of impetus प्रोत्साहन
the force or energy with which a body moves.
hit the booster coil before the flywheel loses all its impetus
synonyms: momentum, propulsion, impulsion, motive force, driving force, drive, thrust, energy, force, power, push, strength
Definitions of concern चिंतित
worried, troubled, or anxious.
the villagers are concerned about burglaries
synonyms: worried, anxious, upset, perturbed, troubled, distressed, uneasy, apprehensive, agitated; solicitous, caring, attentive to, considerate of
relate to; be about.
the story concerns a friend of mine.
synonyms: be about, deal with, have to do with, cover, discuss, go into, examine, study, review, analyze, relate to, pertain to
worry (someone); make anxious.
the roof of the barn concerns me because eventually it will fall in