New Delhi: The Centre is leaving no stone unturned in churning maximum number of IT professionals in the country. Close on the heels of introducing the world’s cheapest tablet, Telecom and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal has announced the new National IT Policy which aims at creating one crore new jobs by 2020. The policy also intends at creating one IT professional from each house.

Two days back, Sibal had announced the country’s first Electronics Policy. The much awaited New Telecom Policy is likely to be presented on Monday.

Sibal said, “The new IT Policy will make available the benefit of the government policies to the common people. Our aim is to provide IT training to at least one member of each family and develop that individual as an expert.”

The proposed Policy intends at increasing the IT export from USD 59 billion to USD 200 billion by 2020. The joint turnover of all the IT companies is USD 89 billion which would be increased to USD 300 billion. For this, the Centre would provide financial assistance to the IT companies.

The cloud technology would be developed in the country. India may be the hub for developing technology for the use of several languages in the IT sector.

The centre would also boost the domestic companies in providing the services related to financial, health and social development.

JPN/Bureau