Puducherry has potential to emerge as a IT hub: Bedi

Puducherry, Aug 12: Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today said the Union Territory has a rich and vibrant potential to emerge as a hub of information technology.

Addressing the students and delegates of various technical institutions and corporate officials on the occasion of the Digital Youth Summit 2016 marking the celebration of International Youth day organised by the Department of Information Technology of Puducherry government, Bedi said that the Centre was fully supporting Puducherry government.


Puducherry was having higher percentage of literacy, but it should emerge as digitally literate she insisted stating that the new leadership was available here to guide the youth for tomorrow.

She called upon the youth to understand the new way of thinking and become part and parcel of development. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said that the Puducherry government would earmark three per cent of its budgetary allocations for information technology sector.


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