provides incubating infrastucture like office space, general
amenities specially for the Small and Medium Entrepreneures(SMEs).
are well equipped with all basic amenities like utility power,
back-up power,Epabox, security, training aids, common library
etc which eliminate the capital investments by SMEs in facility
creation. All such facilities are created in STP ,based on
the member unit requirements .Such a concept enables the SMEs
to set up operations within a time bound manner without much
investment on the initial capital.
High Speed Data Communication(HSDC) services STPI through
its own International Gate Way have fulfilled the much demanded
requirements of this industry.STPI operates one of the largest
nation wide networks for the Software Export units called
Software Exporters Networks "Softnet" which provides
International Private Lease Circuit (IPLC),Global Internet
Services to the software Exporters. This has attracted foreign
investment from multinational companies and encouraged many
big Indian Software Companies to set up "Offshore Development
Center(ODC) and proven it self as " EXPLORING NETWORKING
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Centers are located at different locations in Bhubaneswar,
Bangalore , Pune, Noida, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Thiruvanatapuram,
Chennai, Jaipur, Mohli, Navi, Mumbai, Mysore, Manipal,
Coimbatore, Vizag, Guwahati, Indore, Calcutta having its Head
Quarter at New Delhi.
Ministry of Information Technology (MIT) Govt. of India while
framing the policies to boost software sectors with distinct
focus at software exports nation wide identified Bhubaneswar
to be one of the spot along with Pune and Bangalore to set
up STPI having its Head Quarter at New Delhi.
Bhubaneswar center of STPI has started functioning from 1992
with infrastructural amenities like AS/400 system for core
computing,15 rentable rooms , EPABX etc. Absence of
HSDC could not serve the purpose .
the need of the HSDC facility ,which is backbone of offshore
development , STPI have established Intelsat Business
Service(IBS) Earth Station at Bhubaneswar. The Earth Station
became operational during July,1997. Since then there is a
significant increase in STP units reaching upto 52 and the
facility contributed to a steep growth in software exports
and crossed in an all time high of Rs. 53 crores mark during
the financial year 1998-1999 and may touch Rs.150 crores in
the current year.
STPI-BBSR is providing point-to-point International
Private Leased Circuit (IPLC) of multiple of 64 KBPS and Global
Internet Services(GIS) to software exporters in the state.
the man power development programme is one of the thrust area
and objective , STPI-BBSR is engaged in providing high
end training on AS/400 ,JAVA, C++, Visual Basic, Web Technology,
HTML etc. round the year. Around 1124 software professionals
have been trained under the programme out of which 525 professionals
are working abroad and 200 are engaged in big software houses
of the country .STPI-BBSR have made as ambitious plan to meet
the quality manpower need of IT industries in coming years.
It also takes the seminars like NetOrissa '98 , E-Commerce,
Internet and driving force to update in changing IT scenario.
also acts as a coordinator for Dept. of Electronics
Accredited computer course for state of Orissa and Nodal Agency
for Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
(MPLAD) for authorization in the state of Orissa.
units has reached even to remote places of Orissa like Bhadrak
and Rayagada where software units are engaged in export activities
for MNC of USA. Presently 2000 software professionals are
working in Bhubaneswar and the presence of upcoming
software Industries may create a greater employment revenues
in future.It is heartening to note that the software exports
is going to cross Rs. 1000 million marks as STPI is successfully
in its endeavor, contributing to greater visibility which
Bhubaneswar and Orissa enjoy today.