'GAME Park will create 17,000 jobs', says Minister Ponnala Lakshminarayna
February 2, 2014 - Hyderabad
Minister for Information Technology, Ponnala Lakshminarayna signed the Gaming and animation policy file. The project after completion would create nearly 17,000 openings. Participating in the International Animation day, he said that to encourage gaming industries. The Minister said that the 4G services will be available in the State shortly. He announced that February 2 will be treated as State Animation Day.
It may be recalled here that the Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy had lid stone for Gaming Animation Media and Entertainment (GAME) Park in January that created protests by Industry and TRS MLA Harish Rao. The Chief Minister announced that nearly 100 firms in Animation and gaming industry would get an opportunity to set up shop in the Park. The Rs.350 crore park is coming up on an area of 6 lakh sq.ft.