FM Sitharaman interacts with entrepreneurs in Bangalore
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had an interaction with leading entrepreneurs from the IT/BT, startup and semiconductor sectors on Monday, according to a press release. Dr. CN Ashwatha Narayana, Minister of Karnataka was also present.
Founders, CEOs and representatives from many companies including Wipro, Infosys, Mind Tree attended the interactive meeting. The Union Minister was informed by the entrepreneurs of the initiatives that needed to be taken to facilitate the future growth of the four sectors mentioned above and to increase their export potential.
During the meeting, expressing her joy at the state’s startup ecosystem, she said, Karnataka is setting an example for others to emulate.
“We should make the most of the economic opportunities that exist in the semiconductor sector. Considering this, the Union government has come forward with specific plans. Accordingly, the Karnataka government is also promoting the growth of this The state will also mark its ‘mark in this sector as well,’ she said.
During the meeting, the state entrepreneurs drew the attention of the Minister of Finance on the measures to be taken to further increase exports in the IT sector. They also shared their opinions regarding the existing tax policy.
Rishab Premji of Wipro, Niranjan Roy of Infosys, N Krishna Kumar of Mela Ventures, Debashish Chatterji of Mind Tree, Partha Day Sarkar of HGS Solutions, Dr Ajay Prabhu of Quest Global Solutions, Dattatri Salagame of Bosch Software, KS Vishwanatha and S Nagesh from NASSCOM were present.
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