New Delhi, June 7 2021: Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), will soon set up 12 new Centres of Excellence across India.
These include AIC STPINEXT, a CoE in Health Tech, Big Data & AI at Bamgalore, an IoT in Agriculture CoE at Akola, a CoE in Efficiency Augmentation at Bengaluru, FinTech CoE at Gandhinagar, SmartAgri IoT CoE at Patna, a CoE in Emerging Tech at Bhubaneswar and CoE in Industry 4.0 Technology at Vizag and 5 CsoE in each of remaining 5 NE capital cities viz. Gangtok (IT Applications in Healthlcare & AgriTech), Itanagar (GIS Applications including Drone Tech), Kohima (IT Applications in Graphic Design) , Aizawl (Gaming), Agartala (Data Analytics).
STPI has embarked on this the journey of establishing domain-centric Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in various emerging technology areas such as AI & Computer Vision, IoT, Fintech, Block chain, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Gaming& Animation etc through a collaborative model. STPI has in the past launched 13 CoEs at Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Mohali, Bengaluru, Pune, New Delhi, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Shillong, Imphal and Lucknow.
Says Dr. Omkar Rai, Director General of STPI: “Reimagination, recreation, restoring, and repositioning are in the DNA of STPI. We are constantly evolving apropos the dynamic needs of the Indian IT industry. We have also infused inclusiveness and competition in the work culture of the organization. And all these have contributed to setting up 13 CoEs in various emerging technologies and subsequently planning for the launch of next 12 CoEs in a time-bound manner. These CoEs will play a pivotal role in revving up R&D, innovation, IP creation, and product development, making India a product nation in times to come.”
STPI which started its journey from 3 centers now has 60 centres pan India with 52 centres in Tier II and Tier III cites.