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TN software exports double in last 4 years to Rs 82,445 cr

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Software from almost doubled in the last four years to Rs 82,445 crore, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said today.

"Due to several proactive policy initiatives of this government, software from have shown phenomenal growth from Rs 42,210 crore in 2010-11 to Rs 82,445 crore in 2013-14", an increase of 93.5 per cent, he said presenting the state budget for 2015-16.

Stating that was one of the few states to have an integrated infrastructure, he said the government had allocated Rs 82.94 crore towards upgrading the IT facility.

"The Government is committed to provide a robust infrastructure to support the growth of software and hardware industries. An allocation of Rs 82.94 crore is provided in this budget estimates for the department", he said.

First Published: Wed, March 25 2015. 21:57 IST