Karnataka is promoting technology-based development, says CM Bommai

Karnataka Prime Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Friday that the state has encouraged technology-based development and that this will be the biggest contribution to the country’s development.

He spoke at the “What India Thinks Today Global Summit-2022” organized by the New Delhi TV9 Network.

At the ceremony, the Prime Minister said that Karnataka has been identified as the growth engine of the country and has a long history of technological development.

“Karnataka has the largest number of major aerospace, defense and industrial production organizations in both the public and private sectors,” he said.

Emphasizing the importance of Karnataka in the country’s economy, Bommai said that most of the major R&D centers from IT and BT and Artificial Intelligence are located in Bengaluru.

“Karnataka is the state with the largest number of R&D centers. About 400 of the 500 wealthy companies have a presence in Bengaluru. Karnataka is another leader in IT, BT, aerospace and startups,” Bommai said.

Asked about the benefits of the twin-engine government, Bommai said: “The dual-engine government is definitely beneficial. A lot of work would be smooth if Delhi’s doors were open. can open “.

The Prime Minister also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a leader with a long-term vision. He has given priority to skills development.

“Karnataka is rich in skilled labor. The Prime Minister has changed his view of seeing the huge population as a burden by calling it an ‘demographic dividend’ as an asset. said Bommaik.

The Prime Minister added that the defense sector has a strong presence in the state according to the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat mission.

“DRDO has many research centers in Karnataka, the first state to sign MoUs with major semiconductor companies. The state would soon start manufacturing semiconductors. This is our strength. So the Double Government will bring great benefits to the state,” he said.

“We have the largest number of startups and unicorns. The policies that are marking Delhi have had a direct impact on Karnataka,” Bommai said.

He also said that PM Modi’s “Minimum Government, Maximum Government” concept is a new model of growth.

“The Karnataka ecosystem, R&D base and skilled workforce have been ideal for creating and growing startups,” Bommai said.

(Only the title and photo of this report have been updated by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a union feed.)

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