Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology SS Ahluwalia interacted with local youths who are engaged in the field of Information Technology at Manipur Information Technology Park, Mantripukhri in Imphal on Saturday. Most of them are from the three BPOs including Cube Ten Technologies Pvt Ltd, Unitrans Solutions Private Limited and RK Marvin Communication Private Limited.
SS Ahluwalia said selling or popularizing a brand is being done through BPO nowadays and so called ‘on line shopping’ as well. At this juncture, coming up of the three BPOs in Manipur will benefit the dynamic youths of the state and will also improve state’s economy.
Ahluwalia said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India Programme’ helps boys and girls of the state in fulfilling their dreams particularly for working near at their home town. He furthered the interaction by saying that in India there were only two mobile companies in the year 2014. But, at present more than 120 mobile companies are operating in the country. Before the interaction programme, Ahluwalia inspected the BPO units of the IT Park, Mantripukhri, Imphal too.
On his arrival here on Friday, Union Minister Ahluwalia attended certificate distribution programme of Skilled Development Courses at NIELIT at Akampat. He advised the officials of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) to arrange crash course for the media fraternity about the threats related to cyber world and digital media.
He said cyber crimes are taking place through invisible forces and forwarding of messages and digital images are helping invisible forces which can be a threat to the country. He hoped crash course can help the media persons to gain knowledge and further spread awareness to the masses regarding cyber related cases.