MP State Electronics Development Corporation ltd, transformed its mandate to include investment options in the areas of Information Technology.
MP offers an excellent atmosphere for investment.
Stable governance, responsive administration, easy availability of IT professionals from more than 100 odd engineering colleges and professional educational institutions, are plus points of MP. State has national level academic institutions such as Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Indore and Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM) at Gwalior, Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, National Law Institute University, Bhopal, etc. In terms of IT infrastructure available, the State has one of the largest laid optical fibre cable length in the country (more than 25,000 km). Telecom services are being provided by the state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and the private sector operators –Airtel, Reliance & Tata Indicom etc. High Speed data Communication facilities are also available from STPI & VSNL’s facilities at Indore.
To accord impetus to growth of IT industry, State Government has identified creation of technical infrastructure as critical area and is offering attractive incentive package. It is also in the process of development of IT parks at Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur and Gwalior. M.P. State Electronic Development Corporation Ltd (www.mpsedc.com), has been successfully operating an IT park for the past few years and has expansion plans. M.P. State Industrial Development Corporation, thru its subsidiary, MP Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigam (MPAKVN) has also developed ‘Crystal IT Park’, at Indore (www.crystalitindore.com) . The park offers plug and play facilities to the investors and has about 5.50 lakh sq.ft of built up area spread over about 21 acres of land. Similar parks are coming up at Bhopal in about 212 acres of land. At Gwalior we have developed a State of Art Software Technology Park with 80,000 sq ft of built up space available. Similarly, we have land parcels available at Jabalpur also for
the development of Software Technology Park.