Srihari bats for Digital Commerce courses, Slams Centre on GST, DeMo effect

Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari today exhorted for devising new courses in commerce through digital education to ensure more jobs and training fit to the changing market needs, industry and business sectors. He also expressed displeasure at the adverse impact of GST and Demonetisation by the Centre that was costing the State of its revenue in thousands of crores.

Inaugurating first national commerce conference on “Opportunities in Digital Commerce and Challenges” here, Srihari has stressed the need for formulating new course combining IT, Commerce as that will cater to the needs of industry requirements. Srihari asked to provide job opportunities in Commerce to youth through coning new courses. The Commerce department should work hard to check irregularities in banking sector, he said and expressed concern at the continuing scams being occurred across the country.

Srihari sought those involved in IT, Commerce to take initiative to devising new digital commerce courses from Telangana. He specifically asked Osmania University Vice Chancellor and Computer Professor Ramachandram, Palamur Varsity VC and Commerce Professor Raja Ratnam to work in that direction. He took a dig at the Centre for failing to come up with a mechanism to provide compensation of Rs 2000 cr to Telangana state in the wake of bad effect of Demonetization, he said.

Srihari also took exception to the Centre for its inability to check the banking blues faced by public in the wake of demonetisation effect. Telangana revenue fell down due to GST and common man is put to a lot of inconvenience he opined. He directed the varsities to take steps to fill up 1061 posts without any delay.

Government Advisor Papa Rao, Telangana Commerce Association president Venkateshwarlu, Bhadruka College Principal and secretary were present. (NSS)