KTR promises incentives for gaming industry
Hyderabad: Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao has asserted that more jobs will be provided to youth and talented in the gaming industry.
Inaugurating Game Developers Conference by NASSCOM at HICC in Hyderabad on Friday, KTR launched first look of Image Towers appearing in T shape. The minister felt that there is ample scope for creating more jobs through necessary support and help to the gaming industry. Visual effects of most of the hit films like Baahubali, Magadheera, Eega, Life of Pie and others were created in the city and the government was planning to create more jobs in the gaming and animation industry, he said.
“For the purpose, we will take necessary steps and boost the gaming industry with all support,” KTR stated, adding that the T–Hub building under second phase will be started soon besides constructing a big incubator by the name of Telangana Technology in the city. KTR also stated that the city was housing more than 100 centres and institutes involved in gaming business employing some 30,000 people. The State Government will offer special incentives to gaming and multi-media sectors enabling them to be more productive and bring name to the Telangana State. This will help create more jobs for the youth, he added.