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Tech Mahindra to strengthen AP’s IT Sector

Centre for Excellence in Robotics and Analytics Department at IIDT


Extending support to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Sri N. Chandrababu Naidu’s vision to make Andhra Pradesh a technologically-advanced state, Tech Mahindra CEO C. P.Gurnani extended full co-operation for the development of the IT sector in the state. He met the Chief Minister here in Vijayawada.

He has also agreed to set up Centre for Excellence in Robotics and Analytics Department at International Institute of Digital Technologies (IIDT) that will come up in Tirupati. He has also agreed to facilitate employment for 1,000 people at Tech Mahindra facility centre in Visakhapatnam.

Speaking on the Chief Minister’s contribution towards development of the Information Technology sector in Hyderabad, C. P.Gurnani said, he takes inspiration from him to work relentlessly and achieve the impossible. He promised the Chief Minister to extend all necessary support for the development of IT sector in the newly formed state of Andhra Pradesh.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister briefed on how the government is adopting technology and innovation for better governance and welfare activities.


He invited the tech giant to be a partner in the state’s growth story. CP Gurnanihas also agreed to serve as one of the chief advisors to the Chief Minister’s core team. Later, the Chief Minister felicitated CP Gurnani. IT Advisor JA Chowdhary, Tech Mahindra Executive Vice-President AS Murthy and others were present.
In an engaging conversation with C.P. Gurnani, of Tech Mahindra, discussed about Tech Mahindra's support to AP. pic.twitter.com/mbwzyYabEF

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