Tirupati, Jan 13: For the first time in Tirupati, six new IT software and one health services company will commence their services from January 13.
The Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will launch these IT firms in Tirupati and Renigunta on Saturday. The Chief Minister will also inaugurate an IT hub on Mangalam road set up by the IT department.
Though the temple city is located between Chennai and Bengaluru, no IT firm set up their units for the past few years.After bifurcation of the state, the IT department has succeeded in bringing IT industries to second-tier cities.
In view of this, the State government has focussed its attention to creating jobs in IT sector in Tirupati and provided space to interested firms, who have come forward to set up their units here.
In the first phase, AGS Health, Parikar, Exafluence PVT Ltd, Go Tirupati, Young Innovative IT Solutions and Venusgeo Solutions are starting their units on January 13.
A major achievement is a leading IT company Zoho is going to start its functioning at a new campus near Renigunta Railway Bridge on the way to International Airport. Zoho has provided employment to more than 5,000 people in India and overseas.