Bhopal, Jabalpur will have IT parks, electronics production clusters soon
BHOPAL: Bhopal and Jabalpur are going to have
Information Technology (IT) Parks and Electronic Manufacturing Clusters. The
ambitious project at Bhopal costing Rs 170 crore is likely to throw open about
50,000 direct and indirect jobs. The IT Park premises and the Cluster in Bhopal
would come up at village Barwai opposite the New Jail.
The project would be executed by Madhya Pradesh
Electronics Development Corporation, a nodal agency of the Information
Technology Department of the state. The project at Barwai would spread over 212
acre of which 50 acre is meant for Electronic Manufacturing Cluster. The
project would be completed in two phases.
The IT Park and Electronic Manufacturing Cluster at
Purva near Jabalpur would have a capital investment of about Rs 95 crore. To be
sprawled over 62 acre the project is likely to offer about 10,000 direct and
Union Minister for Information Technology and
Communication Ravishankar Prasad would lay the foundation for the project at
Bhopal on October 6 at 4 pm. The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would
preside over the function to be attended among others by Minister for Home and
Jails Babulal Gaur, Minister for Panchayats and Rural Development Gopal
Bhargava, Minister for Higher Education Umashankar Gupta and Minister for
Information Technology Bhupendra Singh.
The IT Park at Purva near Jabalpur would spread over
62 acre of which 22 acre is for Electronic Manufacturing Park Facilities of
electricity, water, connectivity, road and drainage would be provided at both
Union Ministry of Information Technology has resolved
through a notification to develop world class infrastructure through Electronic
Manufacturing Cluster Scheme so as to attract maximum investors.