Bhubaneswar: In a slew of welfare projects, the government is looking to set up four new Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) in four cities across the state.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding this was signed on Saturday afternoon between Electronics and Information Technology Department of state and STPI here at the Secretariat in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
The decision will be very beneficial in giving a holistic development to the rising IT sector in the State. Besides attracting notable companies like IT, ITES, ESDM for investing in the state.
Furthermore, it will also help in creating new employment opportunities for youth and enhance the export content of IT related services from the state. It will also help in the growth of micro, small, medium scale IT enterprises.
Meanwhile, earlier on the day the government also gave clearance for setting up a modern polytechnic College at Darlipali in Sundergarh. The project to be undertaken by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) worth Rs. 25 crore will cater to the needs of about 180 students and impart technical education under three branches. The government will take complete charge of the management of the institute after it is established.