Odisha Government has signed an MoU with the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) for setting up of four more centres in the State. The new centres would come up at Angul, Jajpur, Koraput and Sambalpur. With this, the number of STPI centres will rise to eight in the State which is highest in the country.
The STPI centres would act as resource centres for IT and IT enabled services and export of software. Notably, IT exports from the state is reported at 2,900 crore rupees during 2015-16. Around 90 per cent of software exports from Odisha are contributed by STPI.
Source – The Hindu