Established on 5th June 1991, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), an autonomous society under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, has since emerged as the growth driver of Indian IT/ITeS/ESDM industry. With a mandate to promote software and electronic hardware exports from the country by implementing Software Technology Park (STP) Electronic Hardware Technology Park (EHTP) Schemes, STPI pioneered the ease of doing business for policy governance in India by building a robust ecosystem to provide single window clearance services, world-class internet connectivity, state-of-the-art incubation facilities and other infrastructure services to encourage, promote and boost software exports.
With nine jurisdictional directorates and 61 centres, STPI has expanded its presence pan-India to disperse tech-driven entrepreneurship to tier-II/III cities. STPI has warranted the growth of software exports and generated employment and entrepreneurial opportunities by buoying the economic progress of the nation. In FY 2019-20, STPI-registered units contributed Rs. 4,65,000 crores software exports.
MeitY, the erstwhile Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Govt. of India while framing the policies to boost Software sectors with distinct focus on exports identified Bhubaneswar to be one of the locations to set up STPI. STPI has been instrumental in promoting IT/ITES exports from Odisha since inception of STPI-Bhubaneswar in 1990. STPI-Bhubaneswar caters to the needs of Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand with operational centres at Berhampur, Rourkela, Patna, Ranchi and Deoghar. Over the years, STPI has played a seminal role to promote the region as a preferred IT/ITES destination and acted as single window agency for IT/ITES industry by putting new milestones in IT exports of the region.
Bhubaneswar, the temple city known for its monuments and rock edicts of Emperor Ashoka, is host to the centre of STPI since 1992. Since then STPI is engaged in promoting the Software Exports from the region and achieved major miles stone in the IT sector for the state. Presently, STPI-Bhubaneswar offers entire gamut of services to promote and facilitate the IT/ITES industry in the state and provides the following services through the state-of-the-art infrastructure.