Indore (Madhya Pradesh): In order to make the city a new information technology (IT) hub of the country, an IT air corridor has been proposed linking Indore with Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore.
A proposal to this effect has been sent to the Ministry of Civil Aviation to start a daily flight connecting these four cities, said Rohan Saxena, Executive Director, MP Industrial Development Corporation (MPIDC) during a seminar on “Management of the transition post-Covid-19-“. Opportunities and Challenges in the IT Scenario’ here on Friday.
The seminar was organized by MP State Electronics Development Corporation (MPSEDC). A large number of IT company representatives were present at the seminar. During the seminar, stakeholders discussed how to make the city a new IT hub of the country. Saxena said Madhya Pradesh IT Policy 2016 has given new impetus to the industry in the state.
Infrastructure, logistics and manpower are being improved for the development of the IT sector in the district, Saxena said, adding that better facilities would be provided to IT companies in the IT park and new companies would be attracted.
Dwarkesh Saraf, Managing Director of MP State Electronics Development Corporation, gave a presentation on the IT Policy 2016. He highlighted the main features of the policy and said that a sum of Rs 38.6 cr has been granted as an aid. business incentive since 2014.
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Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021, 11:24 p.m. IST