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MS Sandhu today took over as Chairman Punjab Infotech Corporation. Especially present on the occasion were former Union Minister and Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora, Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, MLA Rajpura Hardayal Kamboj, MLA Bassi Pathana Gurpreet Singh GP, Chairman PSIDC KK Bawa, Vice Chairman Infotech Kartik Vadhera, MD Punjab Infotech Rajat Aggarwal.
After taking over at Udyog Bhawan, Sandhu while thanking the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh for the responsibility bestowed upon him, said that he would discharge his duty with utmost sincerity. He further added that Punjab Infotech is already running several projects in the State such as I.T., e-Governance, I.T. Graduation and training. Divulging more, he said that Punjab Infotech has launched a new initiative called ‘Startup Punjab’ through which a new robust eco mechanism pertaining to nutrition. Sandhu said that Punjab Infotech was included as a Nodal Agency of the Punjab Government in the year 1976 to spread awareness about Electronics, I.T., I.T.E.S., and Communication Technology Industry in the State. He also said that during the previous years, the Punjab Infotech has started several projects throughout the State related to I.T., e-Governance, I.T. Education and Training besides rendering useful contribution for the development of Mohali as the hub of I.T., Electronics, Knowledge Industry.