Training and use of technology without harming the environment. These will be the two new developments that will be presented to visitors who will visit the exhibition to be held at Infotech center Swami Vivekananda at-straws from 24 to 27 November.
"We want to first make young people aware of all the professional opportunities that may provide them with the computer industry , "said Minister of ICT, Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum. It was during a press conference at the headquarters of the National Computer Board (NCB) on Thursday November 17.
"We recognize the importance that is taking IT to the Mauritian population, so that we now need to raise awareness on the proper use the various technological tools to not harm the environment ," said the minister. Thus, he says, demonstrations will be made to raise awareness on energy saving and more.
The minister also explained that account next year, further boost the sector so that the ICT contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased from 6.4% to 7%. " It's not easy but I am confident that with further efforts we will succeed in making this industry thrive better , " he said.
The executive director of the National Computer Board, Dan Faugoo, argued that this show will aim to make young people aware of the fact that the ICT sector remains the sector's future. " We must stop believing that this area is limited only to call centers or BPO to. This is what we want to show from 24 to 27 Novem ber," he said.
The fair will be open from 10:00 until 7:00 p.m., while Saturday, November 26, it opens its doors from 10 hours to 8:00 p.m.