Karnataka is globally recognized as the Information Technology (IT), Biotechnology (Bt), Research and Development (R&D) and Start-Up capital of the country with Bengaluru being branded as the most dynamic city in the world and Silicon Valley of India.
Karnataka has historically been a hub for technology and R&D based institutions in India, and boasts of adequate infrastructure to support its vision. The Department of Electronics, IT, BT and S&T through its innovative initiatives has been promoting Karnataka as the most preferred destination for frontier technologies, creating a conducive environment for Electronics, IT, BT and S&T related industries. Karnataka is the first state to draft its own IT, Biotech, ESDM, AVGC and Start-up policy and has set up 9 CoEs, incubation & learning centres.
Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS) helps the Department of Electronics, IT, BT & S&T in facilitating and promoting the sectors in the state. KITS act as a synergic liaison between Industry and Government. KITS also focuses on tapping Karnataka's large IT talent pool, functioning as a key driver for augmenting foreign investments and collaborations, to enhance skill development, mutual industry facilitation and encourage start-ups and MSMEs.
Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS) helps the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology in facilitating and promoting the Information Technology and Biotech sectors in the state. KITS acts as a synergic liaison between Industry and Government, providing secretarial services to the State IT and BT projects, making it the linchpin for providing all basic information that facilitates the establishment of IT & BT Industries in the State. It is the nodal agency for implementing the decisions of the Vision Group on IT and the Vision Group on BT.
KITS also focuses on tapping Karnataka's large IT talent pool, functioning as a key driver for augmenting foreign investments and collaborations, to enhance skill development, mutual industry facilitation and encourage startups and MSMEs.
STPI has played a seminal role in accomplishing India as an Information Technology superpower. Software Technology Parks of India, is an autonomous body under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) Govt. of India. It is conceived with the distinct objective of encouraging, promoting and boosting software exports from India, and maintains internal engineering resources to provide consulting, training and implementation services.
Additionally, STPI also helps set up & manage infrastructural facilities. From time to time, relentless efforts are taken to provide statutory and other promotional services to exporters by implementing the Software Technology Parks (STP), Electronics and Hardware Technology Parks (EHTP) Schemes and SEZ schemes by Govt. of India. Today, STPI is synonymous with excellent Infrastructure and statutory support for the booming IT sector of the country.
The three independent Vision Groups constituted by Government of Karnataka on Information Technology, Biotechnology and Start-Up consist of industry captains, research heads, and academia.
These Vision Groups act as a think tank of Government of Karnataka and help government in formulating various policies and initiatives to foster the technology ecosystem in the state.
The Vision Groups have also been instrumental in connecting the state globally with leading companies, research & academic institutes and innovation hotspots for collaborations.
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