TN software exports at Rs 25,000 cr in last 6 months: STPI
Chennai. Overcoming COVID-19 challenges, Necessitating Work From Home, among others, over the last six months, the IT sector in Tamil Nadu had fulfilled commitments to customers and helped register Rs 25,000 crore in software exports in the last two quarters, a top official has said.
Over 90 per cent of employees in the Information Technology industry, working from home due to the outbreak, fulfilled the commitments made to the clients,Software Technology Parks of India Director, Sanjay Tyagi said. “I am glad to inform you that in the last six months we have shown Rs 25,000 crore exports in the last two quarters of this financial year”, he said at an event organised by CII, Tamil Nadu, recently.
This figure was actually more than last year’s exports during these two quarters, he said.
“This (achieving Rs 25,000 crore exports) is something which is phenomenal that has happened,” he said.
However, he did not mention the software exports made in the two quarters of the last financial year.Tyagi said Tamil Nadu has to play a very important role in achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of making India a USD 5 trillion economy.