Annual Bangalore IT 2011 show attracts 10 Indian states

October 5 2011: The fourteenth edition of Bangalore scheduled to be held in India’s Silicon City from October 18 to 20 will be inaugurated by former Indian President and technocrat A.P. J. Abdul Kalam. The three-day ICT event will comprise Multi-track conferences, an International Exhibition, a CEO conclave, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) IT Export Awards, YESSS for Start Ups (Young Entrepreneurs’ Start ups in Soaring Spirits) and a National Rural IT Quiz.
Participants include Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Intel, Map My India, Texas Instruments, VMC, Microsoft, IBM, HCL, DELL, Cognizant, SAP, Nokia Siemens, Mahindra Satyam and Intuit. Indian states represented Bihar, Gujarat, West Bengal, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Bihar is the Partner State while Rajasthan is leading sponsor of CEO Conclave.
Says M.N. Vidyashankar, Principal Secretary, Department of IT, BT and S&T, DPAR (E-Governance), Government of Karnataka said “A lot of thrust will be on ESDMs (Electronic Design & Manufacturing Systems) this year, We are conducting ESDM workshop along with Ministry of Communications, Government of India and ISA.”