Information Technology Park, Manipur
The Government of Manipur has set-up an Information Technology (IT) Park at Mantripukhri, Imphal on Turn-Key basis by the Software Technology Park of India (STPI), a Government of India Undertaking. The project is taken-up under Special Plan Assistance (SPA). The project envisions complete setting-up of Infrastructure like IT Park Building, captive power, Civil and IT Communication, Landscaping, etc. It also aims to promote the IT Park for attracting reputed companies, firms, etc. residing outside the State. IT Park in Manipur will bring about development of indigenous talents in the field of IT/ITeS by providing them with employment and opportunity to excel in the IT, ITeS and other relevant sectors. It will help prevent brain drain from the State to achieve higher revenue to the State Government, higher income to citizens, better lifestyle and numerous opportunities to the common man and the State to grow. The IT Park will be home to all the IT talents in the State and bring about revenue growth and attract MNCs across the globe.
Phase-I with a total floor space of about 20,000 Sq. ft has been completed . Space has been allocated to 5 (five) local IT/ITES Firms at IT Park viz.M/s Cube Ten, M/s Cobigent Technology, M/s Sangai Technology, M/s Soibam Technology and M/s Unitrans. Approximately 200 IT professional are working in the IT Park.
The IT Firms in the IT Park are presently undertaking Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) including voice based Call Centre Services. OneIT Firm/Agency is operating during the night to provide Call Centre Business to Clients/Customers of Foreign Countries which are in different time zones. The Firms in the IT Park are also developing Application Software for clients outside the State.
With the advent of the Act East Policy, the IT Firms in Manipur are gearing up to expand and explore in Myanmar for opportunities. Burmese lessons are being imparted to the IT Professionals and a team of IT Professionals have visited Mandalay and interacted with their counterparts in Myanmar for joint ventures in the IT Projects that are envisaged in Myanmar.