Joint efforts will be needed for IT hub: MP Godse


Satpur : Lamenting over failure of IT sector in Nashik, MP Hemant Godse stated that IT companies should come together along with joint efforts from all spheres.

Municipal Commissioner Abhishek Krishna, NIMA president Harishankar Banerjee, AIMA president Raju Ahire, Dhananjay Bele, general manager of telecom Nitin Mahajan, general manager of district industries centre P V Rendalkar, regional MIDC officer Hemangi Patil and deputy director of skill development department Anil Pawar were present for the workshop on ‘hurdles in Nashik’s IT sector’ which was organised after initiative by MP Godse at NIMA house.

MP Godse said that boost will be given to start-up in Nashik by making arrangement for getting assistance and information at one place for IT industries. NIMA, AIMA and Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture should organise IT industries and take efforts to provide impetus to IT sector, he urged.

WNS’ Arvind Kulkarni stated that people from IT sector run business from four main cities in the country. There is a need to provide attention to this, he added.

Netwin’s Arvind Mahapatra informed that Bengaluru emerged bigger through setting up of local industries. Development of Nashik is halted as it is near to Pune and Mumbai. Bigger industries from outside are not enthusiastic to come to Nashik. Considering this industries here should find innovative ways and take efforts to make industries bigger, he added.

ESDS’ Rajiv Papneja tabled his thoughts on Nashik’s capabilities and expectations through a visual presentation. Earlier, Radhika Malik made a presentation about current status of IT sector in Nashik, challenges and efforts needed to provide impetus to the sector. NIMA president Harishankar Banerjee urged to take part in Make in Nashik project to be held at Mumbai on May 30. Representatives of IT companies and industrialists were present for the workshop.