IT exports from Haryana in 2011-12 were of Rs.25,000 crore

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 07, 2012 13:10 hrs

Gurgaon, Nov 7 (IANS) Information technology exports from Haryana rose 8-10 percent to around Rs.25,000 crore in 2011-12 from the previous financial year, data collected by industry association NASSCOM and the Export Promotion Council shows.

Gurgaon had a major share of this as the industry in the district is growing at a much faster pace than the national average.

The ITES (IT enabled Service) segment is the fastest growing segment of the sector.

"Gurgaon is has emerged as an IT hub and there are more than 400 IT and IT Enabled services (ITES) companies operating in the district. It has emerged as a preferred destination for IT industry after the announcement of IT policy by government of Haryana," said Deputy Commissioner P.C. Meena.

The major incentives given to units include relaxation in floor area ratio, rebate on registration, transfer of properties charges, exemption under Haryana Shops and Commercial Establishment Act.

He said that American company Thompson, known for graphics and animation in the world and which started from Mumbai, had come to Gurgaon.

To give a further boost to the industry, a regional promotion office has been set up in Gurgaon.

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