Infosys is Karnataka IT Ratna for topping Rs 10,000 crore exports

Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS): Software giant Infosys has been recognised as the IT Ratna of Karnataka at the Benglauru Tech Summit 2019 for IT exports by the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).

Featuring in the category of IT exports greater than or equal to Rs 10,000 crore, Infosys was awarded for fiscal 2018-19 in STPI's Karnataka chapter.

As many as 15 global companies were recognised as IT Prides of Karnataka, for exports greater than or equal to Rs 2,000 crore and less than Rs 10,000 crore.

IT Pride awardees included Oracle, Goldman Sachs, SAP Labs, and Intel, among others.

In the category of highest new IT jobs creator, Technicolor India emerged the winner.

Whizchip Design Technologies won the award for high growth in IT exports value between Rs 5 crore and Rs 25 crore.

STPI also recognised non-Bengaluru based companies within Karnataka.

In the Mysuru region, L & T Technology Services was recognised as the highest IT exporter, followed by Excelsoft Technologies in the Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) category.

KarMic Design and Diya Systems were awarded in the Mangaluru region and Sankalp Semiconductor in the Hubbali region.

L & T Technology Services, Mashreq Global Services, Temenos India and Hinduja Global Solutions were recognised for high growth in women's employment in the IT sector.

Established in 1991, STPI is an autonomous society under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), with an objective to promote software exports from India.

The MeitY autonomous society maintains internal engineering resources to offer consulting, training and implementation services, covering network design, system integration, installation, operations and maintenance of application networks and facilities in different areas.



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  • Flavian, Mangaluru/Kuwait

    Wed, Nov 20 2019

    What politics/election results got to do with Infosys export ventures.

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  • J.F D Souza, Attavar, Mangalore.

    Tue, Nov 19 2019

    In that case hows that the CEO of Infosys announced that about 50,000 employees will lose their job. Why all such confusion.

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  • Sunil, Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 19 2019

    It should have been TCS actually , but unfortunately the Thambi's have ensured that Major TCS footprint lies in Tamil Nadu

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Tue, Nov 19 2019

    After 2014, Karnataka is Number One in India ...

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  • S Shetty, Tulunad

    Wed, Nov 20 2019

    But fortunately or unfortunately got the award in 2019 that too now 🤔

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  • j.anata, Mangaluru / Bengaluru

    Wed, Nov 20 2019

    But then arrogant, scheming Siddu brought down the numbers:
    1) MLAs from 123 to 78
    2) MPs from 9 to 1
    3) MLC's from 42 to 16
    4) Mangaluru Corporators from 42 to 16

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