Amaravati, March 17: Taking an inspiration from Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s initiative for youth empowerment, some engineering graduates who established their own start up companies without waiting for tech jobs excelled in their sectors.
They are providing employment to large number of youth. These youth met Chief Minister at secretariat here on Thursday and thanked him for encouraging start up companies in the state by providing incentives.
Interacting with them the Chief Minister said that youth should come out with innovative and novel ideas to achieve better results. He said that the state government would encourage start up companies and provide skill development programmes for youth. He said now it is a time for IT plus and internet of things in all sectors.
Some youth informed the Chief Minister that they are confident enough to emerge as industrialists with the encouragement provided by state government. They explained about their start ups including Get my tailor, get my books, Hire Puppy, Glosy trends.
GBO business development officer Swapna Sidharth said that these start ups would achieve a turn over of Rs 6.5 cr in a span of one year.
These young entrepreneurs said that 5000 people got employment opportunity through get my tailor online store launched by T Kamalakar of Rajahmundry. He displayed a longest shirt of 241 mts length and 21 ft width which found place in wonder book of records. They said over six lakh students are getting benefit through getmybooks.com. Anyone can hire a product for one day, if they are unable to buy it through Hirepuppy.com.
A member of the start ups Himavarshini has been providing marketing facility to handloom products by helping the weavers to improve their designs.