Hyderabad, Sept.14 (NSS): Telangana Information Technology and Communication Minister K Taraka Rama rao on Saturday alleged that neither the congress party nor the BJP Government gave a single penny for the establishment of ITIR project in the city.
He said that the project was announced by the UPA -2 Government days in the year 2013. He said that their pleas to NDA government to sanction funds for the project didn’t yield any result. He made it clear in the State Assembly that they raised the issue with the former union Minister Arun Jaitley and union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and urged them to sanction funds for the same several times through letters. He said that despite no support from the central government, the state has registered huge amount of growth in IT sector. He said that as against the national growth rate of 9 percent, the Telangana state had registered a growth rate of 17 percent in IT exports.’