Briefly region: STPI exports cross Rs 2,000 crore

Aug 19 2013, 02:35 IST
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SummarySoftware exports of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Mohali has Rs 2,000 crore. Announcing this here on Sunday, Industries and Commerce Minister Anil Joshi said that during the financial year 2011-12

STPI exports cross Rs 2,000 crore

CHANDIGARH: Software exports of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Mohali has Rs 2,000 crore. Announcing this here on Sunday, Industries and Commerce Minister Anil Joshi said that during the financial year 2011-12, exports from this region was Rs 1,942.82 crore and in 2012-13 it was Rs 2,143.7 crore. The company created employment opportunity for 30,000 professionals.

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