IT Deptt holds interaction, visits Incubation Centre

Team of IT officers during their visit to Incubation Centre Jammu on Wednesday.
Team of IT officers during their visit to Incubation Centre Jammu on Wednesday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 5 : Information Technology Department led by Secretary Prerna Puri  and CEO, J&K e-Governance Agency, Amit Sharma held an interaction with major Industrial Associations followed by a visit to Incubation Centre in J&K located inside EDI Complex, here, today. Others who accompanied the IT team included J&K IT Consultant, Sanjay Gaden and Additional Secretary, Rajinder Kumar Khajuria.
The industrial delegation which called on IT Secretary and CEO JaKeGA included Chariman, ASSOCHAM J&K, Manik Batra, Co-Chairman Jammu Committee PHD Chamber, Kuldeep Gupta, Director, Jodhamal Group, Vikrant Kuthiala and others. Main issues included in the talk with IT Department included setting-up a Centre of Excellence in J&K, creating of an IT ecosystem in sync with IT/ITES Policy 2020 for creating jobs in IT sector, organising several initiatives to showcase IT sector achievements of J&K for organising a major IT Summit in J&K soon.
During the visit to Incubation Centre at EDI Complex by the IT Team, Executive Director, EDI J&K Anil Kaul and Project Manager, Shivani gave a presentation about incubation activities and the policy initiatives taken in this behalf and it was followed by a brain-storming session to extend these services to IT start-ups in J&K in a big way.
A round of the Incubation Centres inside EDI Complex was also taken by the team before culminating the trip.