Five Lakh IT Jobs by 2020
By: freeda | Published: January 19, 2016

KOCHI: Kerala Government’s IT policy targets to create five lakh job opportunities by 2020. If everything goes as planned, Infopark will be able to provide one in three IT jobs in the state by then, Infopark CEO Hrishikesh Nair said. He added that Infopark Kochi, which started in 2004, aims to develop eight million square feet built-up space by 2020 in the second phase. Hrishikesh Nair was speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a press conference here the other day.

Infopark has a built up space of 4.5 million sq ft and this will go up to 6 million by the end of the current fiscal with the opening of the Phase II at Infopark Thrissur, he further said. The expected turnover of Infopark in 2015-16 is Rs 3,500-3,750 crore. The total turnover in 2014-15 was Rs 3,150 crore and Rs 2,650 crore in 2013-14.

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