Punjab ranks third in job technology underneath BPO scheme : The Tribune India


Vijay C Roy

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, July 1

Beneath the India BPO Promotion Scheme (IBPS), Punjab has achieved third rank in variety of employment technology with a majority of firms working from Mohali. Southern states Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are forward of Punjab.

Beneath the scheme, the federal government offers monetary help as much as Rs 1 lakh per seat as Viability Hole Funding (VGF) for organising BPO/ITES operation in non-metro places.

As per information, the very best variety of employment technology has been reported in Andhra Pradesh (12,234), adopted by Tamil Nadu (9,401), Punjab (4,463), Odisha (2,493), Maharashtra (2,353), Jharkhand (2,256) and Bihar (1,551).

Among the many cities, the very best variety of employment technology has been reported in Visakhapatnam (7,738) adopted by Coimbatore (4,908), Mohali (4,453), Ranchi (2,162), Bhubaneswar (1,901) and Patna (1,324).

“The BPO Promotion Scheme has acquired an amazing response from the trade. Presently, 252 BPO/ITES items are operational on 47,043 seats underneath the scheme. These items are distributed throughout the nation in over 100 cities/cities of 27 states/UTs. Data know-how, telecom, e-commerce, fintech and healthcare are dominant sectors driving the demand for BPOs,” mentioned Dr Omkar Rai, Director Normal, STPI.

Historically, the Indian BPO/ITES sector grew and was centered round metropolitan cities. This pressured youths from different places emigrate to metro cities for jobs. The scheme has helped 1000’s of native youths to get employment at their native locations and in attracting investments for the areas.

Throughout the nation, IBPS has generated direct employment for over 40,000 individuals residing in tier 2 and tier 3 cities, out of which 38% are ladies. The items have reported over 3,000 further employment technology final 12 months. Curiously, over 30+ of those places reportedly had a first-of-its-kind formal BPO/ITeS operation on account of this initiative.


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