Odisha IT Policy 2014

Odisha IT Policy 2014: Odisha Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy-2014, Odisha is wooing investments in the IT (information technology) and ESDM (electronics system design and manufacturing) sector in a big way. The new policy has targetted a gross ICT (information and communication technology) turnover of $4 billion and direct employment for 60,000 professionals by 2020. It aims to attract 10 leading IT/ITes companies and five leading ESDM companies to the state, prepare built-up space of six million sq ft and develop a land bank of 2,000 acres. The aim is to make Odisha a favoured destination for the IT and ESDM industries, and Bhubaneswar a leading IT destination among tier-II cities. The state is poised to attract investments of Rs 5,000 crore in the IT and ESDM sectors in the next five years, Pranab Prakash Das, Odisha's IT minister, revealed at a conference of state IT ministers and secretaries held in New Delhi in June.


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