President Erdoğan announced a package consisting of 7 items in order to increase new investment and employment in the IT sector.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced a package consisting of 7 items that will increase new investment and employment in the IT sector at the evaluation meeting on the project called Goal 1 Million Employment. Of the 200 billion lira KGF support package, 4 billion lira will be a technology support package, and 1 billion lira will be used for the digital transformation of SMEs. All R&D and Technology Development Center personnel will be able to work remotely.
The details of the 7-item package announced by President Erdogan are as follows:
Within the scope of the Treasury-backed surety system, 4 billion lira of the 200 billion lira support will be the technology support package. With this package, SMEs will be supported in the fields of technology-oriented investment, blockchain, artificial intelligence and smart city.
With a guarantee limit of 1 billion liras, the digital transformation process of SMEs will be completed. Personnel support, internet infrastructure installation and rental expenses, hardware support, software license expenses will be supported.
Financial incentives and legislation studies are carried out in order to develop the data center sector and attract international data center and cloud operators.
100 percent remote working support will be provided to informatics personnel working in R&D centers and Technology Development Zones.
The number of IT personnel working in the public sector will increase significantly in 2023.
Public banks will be given 6-month non-refundable entrepreneurial loans to startups in the field of informatics.
We will extend insurance premium support up to 10 thousand liras per month to additional employment sectors in the manufacturing and informatics sectors until the end of 2023.
The number of applications was 1 million 96 thousand
Erdoğan also gave information on the results of the implementation of the “Target 1 Million Employment” project, which was launched last year. Stating that the project, which envisages the employment of 1 million software developers, was implemented by 5 different ministries, Erdoğan noted that 1 million 96 thousand 566 people received training in the process where TOBB also participated as a stakeholder.
President Erdoğan stated that they cooperated with many leading companies, especially in banking, finance, telecommunications and e-commerce, and said, “More than 10 thousand young people applied to more than 500 job postings from 237 companies, including the largest companies. Those who were successful in the recruitment competitions with public banks started to work.
100,000 new entrepreneurs
Stating that they have come to an important place with R&D centers, technoparks, incubation centers and reverse brain drain incentives, Erdoğan stated that they declared their determination to join 100 thousand new entrepreneurs in this field by 2030 with the National Technology Entrepreneurship Strategy.
Underlining that the highest figure in history has been reached by exceeding 31 million in employment, Erdoğan said that 1.5 million new jobs created in the last 1 year point to the strength of the economic program implemented.