- AVGC policy to suit the present-day industry demands
- Policy to enable the youth to make use of economic opportunities
- Uttar Pradesh’s IT sector to get a boost
Lucknow: To suit the present-day industry demands, the state of Uttar Pradesh is all set to formulate a new policy on AVGC (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics), said a government official on Friday.
Noting that Uttar Pradesh is witnessing enormous growth in the fields of filmmaking, entertainment, and media, the government official said that a policy on animation and visual effects would boost the state’s IT sector and will also generate numerous opportunities for the youth.
The policy will be formulated as per the vision of Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath of transforming Uttar Pradesh into the IT ‘hub’ of the country.
To accomplish the above objective, the Yogi government in its second term will also focus on cyber security, start-up policy, building an electronic city, providing internet connectivity in villages and remote regions and distributing tablets, smartphones to college students over the next 100 days.
The Chief Minister has directed the IT and the Electronics Department to ensure that the achievements are showcased in a phased manner and are completed in a time-bound manner as their respective targets of 100 days, six months, two years and five years.
An electronic city in the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) area, Defence electronic clusters in Bundelkhand and Medical electronic clusters in Lucknow and Unnao will come up in about five years. While, the government will amend the Electronics manufacturing policy 2020 and UP Data Centre Policy 2020 within the period of six months. The amendments will be done after establishing communication with the respective sectors.