Chongqing promotes software talents training

The Cooperation Agreement on the Training Project for Talents in Software and Service Outsourcing was signed among Chongqing Economy and Informationization Commission, the Administrative Committee of the New North Zone, Chongqing University, Southwest University of Chongqing, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications and Chongqing University of Technology on October 31, 2012.

According to the agreement, the six parties will co-build a new system of talent training in software and service outsourcing to promote the sound development.

The software industry, an important driving force for the new-type industrialization in Chongqing, shows an anti-cyclical rise against the declining global economy in 2012.

The city’s software industry earned 55.9 billion yuan from January to September 2012, up 42% year on year.

The gross income of software and information service industry in Chongqing will reach 200 billion yuan by the year of 2015, with an annual growth rate of more than 40% and with 200,000 to 300,000 employees.

Meanwhile ,the rapid development of this industry shows an urgent demand for talents.

Kuang Zhou