Uttar Pradesh gets fifth STPI

Fifth Software Technology park of India (STPI) was inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh by Union Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and Information Technology of India Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

“The road to AtmaNirbhar Bharat goes through UP,” said Rajeev Chandrasekhar while inaugurating the 5th software technology park in UP at Meerut.

“The state is evolving as a technology and investment hub. Technology is transforming lives of people and the youth is willing to adopt technology for a better living thereby creating a whole ecosystem for Digital Uttar Pradesh,” commented Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

Rajeev highlighted how the state has taken rapid strides towards development over the last 5 years under the twin leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Center and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

STPI Meerut center will play a catalytic role in empowering the tech start-ups and MSMEs of the region to boost software exports and create employment opportunities while attracting FDI and realizing the vision of Digital Uttar Pradesh.

Meerut is the 54th center of STPI in tier-2/3 cities and 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. In FY 2020-21, STPI-registered units contributed Rs. 4,96,313 crore to IT/ITeS exports in which Uttar Pradesh contributed Rs. 22,671 crore.

With a total built-up area of 25,074 square feet, the incubation facility at STPI-Meerut provides Plug-n-Play space of 3,704 square feet with 133 seats and raw incubation space of 2,021 square feet. while warranting high-speed data communication facilities.

The facility will also 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.

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