Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | PTI
The government has set a target to cross 1 crore job-mark in the next 2 years in three main segments of digital economy — electronics, startups and IT, and IT-enabled services, minister for IT and Communications Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday.
While speaking at an ESC–STPI event for startups, Vaishnaw said three big pillars of digital economy — electronics manufacturing, IT and ITes, startups — they have created 88-90 lakh jobs.
“Government has set a target that in this we should be easily crossing 1 crore jobs in the coming two years without any doubt,” the minister said.
He said that the digital economy and its associated employment is a major trend now and the other trend is diversity.