Information Technology

HCL Technologies, the country's fourth largest IT Company has declared Lucknow to be the next technological hub in the country. The IT City development project is often called Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav's 'dream project'. He is known to focus on empowering the youth of the state by overcoming the digital divide and creating new institutions for skill development.

The youth is looking forward to such developments because it will mean better job opportunities for them, without leaving their hometown and hence a better lifestyle. A lot of start-ups and MNCs have moved base to Uttar Pradesh after 2012, when the Samajwadi Party Government came to power. The state has seen tremendous development and better infrastructure in the recent years.

  • Chakganjariya Farms in Lucknow are being converted to CG City.
  • CG City will comprise of an IT City, IT Park, IIIT, Medicity, Super Speciality Hospital, Cardio Centre, Administration Academy and a Dairy Processing Plant.
  • The IT City in Uttar Pradesh is spread across 100 acres
  • An investment of Rs. 1,500 crore under PPP Model has been made in IT City.
  • The training facility will provide employment to 75,000 people.
  • IT Parks are being established in Meerut, Agra, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, and Ghaziabad.
  • Uttar Pradesh is the only state where E-District schemes have been extended to cover all of 75 districts.
  • E-Governance ensures that every single citizen can avail government services from anywhere; which might include pensions, birth certificates, scholarships and more.