STPI-Meerut will play a significant role in expanding the IT footprint of Uttar Pradesh.
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Electronics and Information Technology, led the inauguration of STPI-Meerut, the 62nd Centre of STPI (Software Technology Parks of India) at ITP-03, Near NH-58 Bypass, Vedvyas Puri Yojna, Meerut. Shri Rajendra Agrawal, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha); Shri Vijay Pal Tomar, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha); Shri Somendra Tomar, MLA; Shri Arvind Kumar, Director General, STPI; and Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, Joint Secretary, MeitY were also present during the inauguration.
Taking forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure holistic development of IT to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, the inauguration of STPI-Meerut will play a catalytic role in empowering the tech start-ups and MSMEs of the Tier-2 cities and the region to boost software exports and create employment opportunities while attracting FDI and realizing the vision of Digital Uttar Pradesh.
Under the jurisdictional directorate of STPI-Noida, the Meerut center is the 54th center of STPI in Tier-2/3 cities. STPI-Meerut will play a significant role in expanding the IT footprint of Uttar Pradesh and empowering the budding tech entrepreneurs and innovators of Tier-2/3 cities to translate their unique ideas into innovative products.
With a total built-up area of 25,074sqft, the state-of-the-art Incubation facility at STPI-Meerut provides plug-n-play space of 3,704sqft with 133 seats and raw incubation space of 2,021sqft while warranting high speed data communication facilities.
In FY 2020-21, STPI-registered units contributed Rs4,96,313 crore to IT/ITeS exports, in which Uttar Pradesh contributed Rs22,671 crore.
The facility will offer a vibrant ecosystem for creating a maker culture among the young techno-entrepreneurs and startups while empowering them to develop innovative software products to address the challenges of India and the world at large. It will help in boosting the IT exports from the region and generating direct and indirect employment opportunities for the youth of the region.