TN promoting rural BPOs

The government recently unveiled its ambitious Rural Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Policy, unveiling an incentive-based approach to encourage establishment of BPOs in rural areas.

"We are holding talks with several companies and engineering colleges as part of the process", officials said.

The government wanted the colleges to offer training to the students so as to make them employable in BPO sector when they passed out as graduates, they said.

"It will take some more time (on setting up of the BPO centres in rural areas), they said, adding the government was looking to bring the BPO provider and entrepreneurs under one platform.

"Our job is to bring the entrepreneurs and companies on to one platform. First we have to finalise the companies (for providing the work) and we have to identify those entrepreneurs who are ready to provide basic infrastructure", the officials said.

Chennai, Aug 27 (PTI) As part of its policy to take the IT sector to rural areas, Tamil Nadu Government is holding talks with various companies and colleges for setting up of Rural Business Process Outsourcing Centres.

The government recently unveiled its ambitious Rural Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Policy, unveiling an incentive-based approach to encourage establishment of BPOs in rural areas.

"We are holding talks with several companies and engineering colleges as part of the process", officials said.

The government wanted the colleges to offer training to the students so as to make them employable in BPO sector when they passed out as graduates, they said.
"It will take some more time (on setting up of the BPO centres in rural areas), they said, adding the government was looking to bring the BPO provider and entreprenuers under one platform.

"Our job is to bring the entreprenuers and companies on to one platform. First we have to finalise the companies (for providing the work) and we have to identify those entrepreneurs who are ready to provide basic infrastructure", the officials said.

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