Rajeev Chandrasekhar has inaugurated a Digital India Startup Hub at the STPI center in Davanagere, Karnataka.
The Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar has inaugurated a Digital India Startup Hub at the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) center in Davanagere, Karnataka. This is the 63rd STPI center in the country and the fifth in Karnataka.
“The STPI, Davangere will soon usher in new opportunities for jobs and entrepreneurships for the people in the region. It is our PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji’s vision to ensure that every Young Indian gets an opportunity to participate in the India Techade initiatives taken by the Government,” Chandrasekhar said.
He said the government’s emphasis has been on the growth of IT/ITES/ESDM industry in the newer cities, and that it should not be confined to the metropolitan centers.
Stating that India has the fastest growing innovation system with more than 80,000 Startups and over 107 Unicorns, Chandrasekhar said the world today looks at India with awe and respect.
“We have assumed the presidency of the G20, a league of world’s largest economies and also the GPAI an international initiative on Artificial Intelligence. It is the fastest growing major economy that has surpassed the UK to emerge as fifth largest economy, receiving its highest ever FDIs of $83 billion,” he said.
Shri B A Basavaraja, District In-charge Minister, Davanagere; Shri G M Siddeshwara, Member of Parliament, Davanagere; Shri Arvind Kumar, Director General, STPI; and other dignitaries were present at the inaugural program.
The State Government has provided 10,000sqft builtup space in Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Regional Centre, Davanagere for the establishment of this STPI Centre.
Among its other facilities, the Centre has plug-n-play 102 seater Incubation facility, Network Operations Centre (NOC), 16-seater conference room, and 32-seater cafeteria and provision for providing high-speed data communication facilities and other amenities & services required for export of software & services.