Growing beyond IT, ITES, Karnataka wants to be next-generation technology hub

Playing host for the 13th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention, the Karnataka government is eagerly showcasing itself as the leading facilitator for disruptive and emerging technologies in the country. Speaking at a plenary session of the three-day event, Karnataka IT, BT  and Tourism Minister, Priyank Kharge said that the state was eager to grow beyond its IT and ITES tag to reposition itself as a next-generation technology hub. In keeping with this desire to reposition itself, he said, the flagship programme of the IT/BT department, the 2016 edition of  BengaluruITE.biz was given the theme of “Define the Next”, to focus on, “creative, disruptive and emerging technologies – Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Aerospace, Cybersecurity, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning among various other verticals. We have taken a call…


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