Lack of technical manpower & infrastructure hurts IT growth in Northeast

“There is no harm in considering the Northeast. In fact, wherever IT industry goes, it gives people highpaying jobs,” said Rostow Ravanan.BANGALORE: Narendra Modi may want information technology companies to flock to the Northeast but software services firms are saying the BJP prime ministerial candidate’s wishes are unlikely to be fulfilled any time soon.

The absence of technical manpower , exacerbated by the lack of infrastructure, prevents development of IT in the Northeast, insiders in India’s $108-billion outsourcing industry said, reacting to Modi’s exhortation. “Why can’t Manipur be made into an IT hub,” Modi asked, in a speech in Imphal, blaming the Congress led government for the Northeast’s woes, including crumbling infrastructure and persistent “insurgency .” Read more


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