The Software Technology Park in Chaitru shall be ready by year end : Gokul Butail
Dharamshala(Arvind Sharma) 24 January
“The Software Technology Park being built at Chaitaru area in Dharamshala will be ready by the end of this year. This park is being constructed by the Software Technology Park of India at a cost of 17 crores,” said Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister (Information Technology and Innovation) Gokul Butail on Tuesday. Butail was inspecting the spot along with Sudhir Sharma(MLA Dharamshala).
Gokul Butail said that this IT park will be built in a total of 50 kanals of land, the construction work by Software Technology Park of India has already been started on 21 kanals area and will be completed by the end of this year. He said, “this IT park would further be expanded soon in the remaining 29 kanals of land.” He informed that the facility of the incubation center will be made available for startups in this software technology park. He added that youth interested in start-ups from the country and abroad will be provided space here to work on their ideas. He instructed the officers to complete the formalities related to their construction soon.
Dharamshala MLA Sudhir Sharma said that the state got this IT park during the tenure of the previous Congress government. He said that its construction was very slow in the last five years, but after the Congress government lead by Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu took the charge in Himachal , the speed of its construction has been increased and by the end of this year this software technology park will be dedicated to the area.
He said that this IT park will play an important role in the development of Dharamshala.
On this occasion, Additional Director IT Department Rajeev Sharma, Joint Director Software Technology Park of India Sunil Awasthi, SDM Dharamshala Shilpi Bekta and officers and employees of various departments were present.