Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Centre to set up 6 STPI in Odisha, STPI facilitation centre at Bhubaneswar

Orissadiary, Sept 30, 2014
Report by Prachee Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Centre to set up 6 centre Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) in Odisha. This was confirmed by the Odisha IT Minister Pranab Prakash Dash.  On this regard Union  Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad writes letter to IT Minister Pranab Prakash Dash. Union Minister Prasad directed concern authorities to take steps for setting up 6 centre Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) in Odisha. These six STPI centre will be set up at Jajpur, Sambalpur, Kalhandi (Bhawanipatna), Koraut (Jeypore), Angul and Rayagada. It should be noted that Odisha IT Minister Pranab Prakash Dash on July 7 met Union  Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at New Delhi and urged to set up 6 STPI Centre in odisha.  It should be noted that in Odisha STPI operates four centres at Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Rourkela and Balasore. More than 100 IT units of the state are registered with STPI. These units contribute a major chunk to the state’s IT export basket. STPI- Bhubaneswar is one the three centres established along with those at Bangalore and Pune for implementing the STP scheme and to promote software export by providing infrastructure facilities including high speed data communication (HSDC) links.  It should be noted that Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) plans to set up a facilitation centre at bhubaneswar with a mandate to give boost to the IT sector in the state. The centre, to be set up on three acres of land near the International Institute of Information Technology(IIIT), will have software and hardware incubation centres, data centre for the use of IT industries. The Union ministry has sanctioned about Rs 49 crore for the centre in the first phase for taking up the civil infrastructure. The centre will be a G+7 storied building. - See more at: http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=53873#sthash.whlvhqnH.dpuf

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Surjit Sahu said...

Govt nod for three STPIs at Angul, Sambalpur & KN in first phase

Bhubaneswar:13/12/2014
The Union government has already accorded in principle approval to the State for setting up six Software Technology Park of India (STPI) and the process has been initiated for three STPIs at Kalinga Nagar, Angul and Sambalpur in the first phase, said Information Technology Minister Pranab Prakash Das.
“For development and enhancing hardware and software exports from the State, both the State and Union governments have approved proposals for establishment of six STPIs. Out of these, three STPIs at Angul, Sambalpur and Kalinga Nagar (Jajpur) will be set up in the first phase. These STPI project proposals will be a reality soon” said the IT Minister to media persons adding that the State government will provide land free of cost and extend infrastructural support for these projects while the STPI authorities will construct necessary infrastructure for the projects.”
Besides, there are proposals for another three STPIs which will be set up in Jharsuguda, Bhawanipatna and Jeypore. With these proposals, the total number of STPIs in the State will go up to 10. There are three STPIs at Rourkela, Bhubaneswar and Berhampur which already functioning. The fourth STPI is at Balasore for which Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the State IT department and Director General of STPI was inked on October 25, 2013 and is being commissioned. The State government has provided 10,000 square feet of built up space and three acres of land besides granting Rs 1 crore as assistance for the Centre.
The State Information Technology Minister had met Union Minister for IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad in July this year and raised the demand for establishment of six STPIs. However, the proposals were accorded in-principle approval by the Union Ministry. The STPIs would facilitate dynamic entrepreneurship of the State to explore global opportunity in IT & ITES exports, said Das.
The STPI, an autonomous organ, established under the Union Ministry of Communication and IT, aims to promote software exports from the country and manage the STPI scheme. In the State, Bhubaneswar STPI has been doing commendable job in software and services sector. It has been instrumental in attracting blue-chip IT companies and has played phenomenal role in the growth of IT exports. The spaces of Rourkela and Berhampur STPIs have been completely occupied, revealed IT department sources.

Surjit Sahu said...

Govt nod for three STPIs at Angul, Sambalpur & KN in first phase

Bhubaneswar:13/12/2014
The Union government has already accorded in principle approval to the State for setting up six Software Technology Park of India (STPI) and the process has been initiated for three STPIs at Kalinga Nagar, Angul and Sambalpur in the first phase, said Information Technology Minister Pranab Prakash Das.
“For development and enhancing hardware and software exports from the State, both the State and Union governments have approved proposals for establishment of six STPIs. Out of these, three STPIs at Angul, Sambalpur and Kalinga Nagar (Jajpur) will be set up in the first phase. These STPI project proposals will be a reality soon” said the IT Minister to media persons adding that the State government will provide land free of cost and extend infrastructural support for these projects while the STPI authorities will construct necessary infrastructure for the projects.”
Besides, there are proposals for another three STPIs which will be set up in Jharsuguda, Bhawanipatna and Jeypore. With these proposals, the total number of STPIs in the State will go up to 10. There are three STPIs at Rourkela, Bhubaneswar and Berhampur which already functioning. The fourth STPI is at Balasore for which Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the State IT department and Director General of STPI was inked on October 25, 2013 and is being commissioned. The State government has provided 10,000 square feet of built up space and three acres of land besides granting Rs 1 crore as assistance for the Centre.
The State Information Technology Minister had met Union Minister for IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad in July this year and raised the demand for establishment of six STPIs. However, the proposals were accorded in-principle approval by the Union Ministry. The STPIs would facilitate dynamic entrepreneurship of the State to explore global opportunity in IT & ITES exports, said Das.
The STPI, an autonomous organ, established under the Union Ministry of Communication and IT, aims to promote software exports from the country and manage the STPI scheme. In the State, Bhubaneswar STPI has been doing commendable job in software and services sector. It has been instrumental in attracting blue-chip IT companies and has played phenomenal role in the growth of IT exports. The spaces of Rourkela and Berhampur STPIs have been completely occupied, revealed IT department sources.