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2 to 2.5 mn jobs will be created in IT sector in 4-5 years: IT Minister

RAvi Shankar Prasad denied that there is any downturn in employment in IT sector

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Denying the reports of a downturn in employment in the country's IT industry, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said in the coming four to five years, almost 20-25 lakh additional jobs will be created in the sector. "I completely deny and refute that there is any downturn in the employment in the IT sector. It is robust. Once the digital economy is here, you will see how much it will progress," the Minister said during an interaction with reporters at a press meet in the ministry. "Indian IT companies are spread ...

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First Published: Tue, May 23 2017. 19:29 IST
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