West Bengal making an attempt to develop eco-system for content material creation
The West Bengal authorities is engaged on growing an infrastructure and allied eco-system for creation of content material which might drive the economic system in future, a senior official mentioned on July 3.
“Content material will likely be in demand sooner or later. The federal government is making an attempt to create an infrastructure and the required eco- system for creation of content material in addition to product improvement”, Extra Chief Secretary (IT and Electronics), Debashis Sen mentioned at a seminar organised by ICC right here.
He mentioned the West Bengal Electronics Trade Growth Company (Webel), a nodal company for the state authorities for the Electronics & IT trade, has additionally tied up with an animation academy which is in existence for one 12 months and the primary batch will move out on July 19.
They’ve learnt content material creation through the interval, he mentioned.
“The following billion customers will transfer the economic system within the fields of leisure, video games, films, leisure and different issues,” he mentioned.
Mentioning that IT skilled from West Bengal residing elsewhere corresponding to Bangalore and overseas had been doing wonders, Sen mentioned, “On this context, the West Bengal authorities has now determined to create cluster-based improvement within the type of Silicon Valley hub, Fintech hub and IT parks.”
The federal government had additionally determined to introduce IT and digital schooling from Class 1 for the creation of an setting and an eco-system which might carry again the glory of the state, Sen added.
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