Speaking at the foundation-laying stone function in Delhi, Yadav said that his government was creating a conducive and positive environment for investment and industry in the state and as a result, many companies have shown keen interest in investing in Uttar Pradesh.

Yadav noted that many domestic and foreign companies like HCL, Wipro, CSC, Birla Soft, Accenture, Sapient, Patni, IBM and others are working extensively in the state.

The Chief Minister also said that the state government has rolled out many schemes for the benefit of the IT sector and to attract private investment. He said that an IT policy 2012 had been implemented in the state under which mega projects worth Rs 200 crore or more IT and IT-enabled service units will be given special incentives.

Yadav also said that the endeavour of the state government was to develop UP as an international IT hub as it was already the sixth biggest exporter of IT products in the country and an IT hub of northern India with a 35 percent share.


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