Foundation Stone Of STPI Incubation Centre Laid At Shimla
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur along with the Union Minister of Electronics and Information and Technology and Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad laid the foundation stone of Incubation Centre of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). The Centre would be set up at Mehli near Shimla.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the Park would be developed with incubation facility with an approximate built-up area of 14000 sq ft at a tentative cost of Rs 10 crore. This would accommodate about 15 to 20 startups with direct employment to 300 to 400 IT professionals and four times the indirect employment in over five years.
Another STPI was proposed to be set up in Kangra district near Gaggal Airport and the land for the same has been identified. The state government had set up ten targets for the first 100 days and out of these nine have been achieved and the tenth target had been achieved with the laying of foundation stone of this Centre.