Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah who participated in a workshop ‘Gaming and Animation’ organized Gaming and Animation industries here, he said the IT Ministry in the state plays a crucial role in policy formulation in ICT sector, conceptualising and initiating various e-governance initiatives, stipulating standards for compliance, promoting investments in IT sector, facilitating growth of IT & IT Enabled Services through proactive measures and providing a strong communication backbone in the State.
As step forward towards creation of required infrastructure and skill development mechanism, Government of Andhra Pradesh will develop ‘Media City’ in the city, the Minister said. He said the proposed Media city will spread in 30 acres land tidentified in Raidurg Ranga Reddy District and it will be in line with International Media Cities in Manchester -United Kingdom, Montreal- Canada andDubai UAE. The Media City will have academic institutions, Incubation Centre, where state-of-the-art ‘walk to work’ and ‘plug and play’ built up office space will be provided to first generation technocrat entrepreneurs. Andhra Pradesh government is taking measures to be number one in the country in this segment and make Hyderabad Animation capital of the World.