One lakh software jobs by 2020

One lakh software jobs by 2020

Infopark, Kochi is to create 1 lakh software jobs by 2020. The main objective behind the establishment of the Kochi-headquartered government-owned IT infrastructure provider is to retain the leadership. Over the 11 years, Infopark has attracted top employers like TCS, Wipro, Cognizant Technology Solutions and UST Global in its 4.5 million square feet technology workspace. It was spread over 100 acres with more than 200 companies, which employ nearly 24,000 IT professionals. Infopark has 3 satellite campuses – Kaloor, Thrissur and Cherthala including its phase I and II hubs. “It has a long way to go when compared to large IT destinations like Bangalore, Chennai or Delhi-NCR. There will be further growth, if there is a consensus within the stakeholders that IT would create more jobs said NAASCOM regional director.

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