INVENT - INNOVATE - INVEST IN ANDHRA PRADESH
Information Technology across the Globe is recognized as a tool for making the life of common man more easy, convenient and hassle free. Government of Andhra Pradesh aspires to transform the State into a Knowledge Society and make available the benefits of Information Technology to the last mile of the State and to all citizens, especially those in rural areas.
Andhra Pradesh (India) is home for vibrant IT Industry in India, a delightful destination with warm and affectionate people efficient human resources and state-of-the art physical infrastructure. There are about 1268 IT companies registered in the State. Andhra Pradesh is at present home for US MNC IT giants and Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, DELL, Motorola, Deloitte, Convergys, UBS, Computer Associates, Amazon, Capgemini, Computer Science Corporation, Bank of America, HSBC, Honeywell, Siemens, JP Morgan, UHG, Face Book etc., besides IT majors like Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Polaris, Sierra Atlantic, Infotech Enterprises, Cognizant, etc. Out of 4 IT Professionals working in USA, one is from India and out of 4 Indians, one is represented from AP.
Andhra Pradesh continues to maintain high growth rates in the IT sector. IT/ITES Industry in AP, contributes to 0.85% share of national GDP (as against the national GDP share of 5.7% The State of Andhra Pradesh contribute to 13.9% of national IT exports. As of 2010-11, Andhra Pradesh has achieved an IT export turnover of Rs.35022 Crores and an IT employment of 2,79,438.
IT sector contribute to about 39% of total exports from all sectors in the State and currently occupies fourth position in States ranking in the Country. The mission is to achieve No: 1 position in the Country in due course of time.
For more information, please see ICT Policy 2010-2015.