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Government Expanding BPO Promotion Scheme for Rural Youth to 1 lakh Seats



Government Expanding BPO Promotion Scheme for Rural Youth to 1 lakh Seats- Details, Aim, Purpose

Union Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) is planning to expand its India BPO Promotion Scheme to 1 lakh seats from current 48,000 seats.

MeitY will also set up 5th and India's largest National data centre (NDC) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh with a capacity of 5 lakh virtual servers. NDCs host government websites, services and apps, are currently operational at four locations Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi and Bhubaneswar.

These governmental initiatives will help to create new job opportunities and also ensure that people in smaller towns find employment closer home.

India BPO Promotion Scheme (IBPS)

India BPO Promotion Scheme (IBPS) works under the initiative of Digital India Programme to incentivize BPO/IT- ITES operations sector in the country.

India BPO Promotion Scheme was launched in 2014. The scheme main objective is to incentivize establishment of BPO firms and their extension to Tier II and Tier III cities (as per census 2011) to provide employment, distributed across various states in proportion to the population of the state with financial support in form of Viability Gap Funding (VGF).


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