GTech Announces Contribution For Relief
An expert panel to develop a comprehensive plan with a focus on transparency and execution efficiency | By Yentha
On Aug 21, 2018


Trivandrum: Group of Technology Companies (GTech), representing the Kerala IT community, has announced a target contribution of Rs.25 crore over the next 12 months, towards the Government’s rehabilitation efforts. 

This will be a community-driven initiative involving the IT companies in the state and their employees. The preliminary contributions from GTech member companies have exceeded Rs.5 crores and many associates and clients of IT companies in Kerala have already pledged their support towards the cause.

“The recent calamity is unparallelled and we are delighted to see an outpouring of eager volunteerism, particularly by the youth of our state, who have been working tirelessly for the cause of rescue and relief. The rehabilitation phase will be long drawn and we are aware of the challenges that lie ahead. The entire IT community will stand together and we pledge to work with the Government on this onerous mission,” said Alexander VargheseGTech Chairman. 

A notable aspect about the IT industry in Kerala is the harmony with which the companies collaborate together on various fronts. It is this spirit of bonhomie that the industry aims to leverage.

 Dinesh Thampi, Hon. Secretary, GTech adds, “The cause of rehabilitation will involve a deep study of the various needs as it unfolds in the coming days. We will constitute an expert panel to develop a comprehensive plan with a focus on transparency and execution efficiency. We are confident the entire Kerala IT community will stand together and support the Government in this initiative.”

GTech is the collaborative of Information Technology (IT) and Business Process Management (BPM) organisations in Kerala. Founded in 2001, GTech has a strong membership of 200 companies and works closely with the Government towards transforming Kerala into a knowledge industry destination. 


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