Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), an autonomous society under Union ministry of communication and information technology, 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.
STPI is in the process of setting up of semiconductor characterization lab at Bhubaneswar to boost the Electronic System Design Manufacturing (ESDM) and electronic hardware industry.
The state information technology department has roped in STPI as the consultant to make Bhubanesw Wi-Fi enabled. The STPI has been entrusted with the responsibility of preparing the detailed project report (DPR) for the project.
Courtesy: Business Standard