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Goa will become digitally-empowered through IT policy: CM

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the IT policy prepared by his government would go a long way in making the state digitally-empowered.

"In continuation with our Prime Minister's call for digital India, is very proud that we are going into a new era of by unveiling the IT policy and ensuring that enters the digital world," Parrikar, a former IITian, said in a video message.

The under Parrikar yesterday approved policy 2018 which focuses on reverse migration and creation of around 10,000 jobs in the next five years.

The IT policy would be formally unveiled by Union minister here on July 15.

"As far as is concerned, the policy will generate a lot of employment potential for the youth and ensure that the coastal state becomes the first digitally empowered state in the country," he added.

had yesterday said that the IT policy had provisions for developing a Technology Park, ready-to-move warm shells, plug-and-play facilities, incubation centres with training etc. for new and existing IT units.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 19:00 IST