Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Gudivada Amarnath had many things to say on the concluding day of the ‘Infinity Vizag’ summit. He said that Visakhapatnam will become the capital in just two months.
Gudivada Amarnath, IT Minister in the Andhra Pradesh government, has talked about Visakhapatnam becoming the capital soon. He said that this city has also emerged as an IT hub. Minister Gudivada said that Visakhapatnam in particular is being developed as a beach IT destination in the world based on the resolve of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Participating as the chief guest on the concluding day of the ‘Infinity Vizag’ summit in Visakhapatnam on Saturday last week, IT Minister Gudivada Amarnath elaborated on plans to take Vizag several notches higher in the IT sector. Amarnath reiterated that with Visakhapatnam becoming the capital of Andhra Pradesh in two months from now, Vizag not only stands as the ninth richest city in the country but also becomes the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh.
The IT Minister said that Visakhapatnam is going to be the next big hub for the state and the country. Big companies like Infosys and Wipro have shown interest in setting up shop in Vizag. Randstad has started its operations in Visakhapatnam, IBM is showing interest in coming to the state. Many multinational companies are keen to start their operations in the city of Destiny.
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The minister assured that we can make a promise to the people of Andhra Pradesh by creating the necessary ecosystem for the same. Adani Data Center with an estimated investment of Rs 14,000 crore will come up in Visakhapatnam and the Chief Minister will lay its foundation stone in a couple of weeks. Amarnath informed that around 15,000 digital libraries in the state would be converted into coworking space for IT staff by spending Rs 500 crore for fiber grid connectivity in panchayats in the next few months.
Visakhapatnam will become capital in 2 months says IT Minister Gudivada
Story first published: Monday, January 23, 2023, 23:41 [IST]