institute offers 3 semester courses.
The first batch began on September 15, 1999.
The students have now completed 2 semesters.
The students will be absorbed by the respective company
where they would do an internship that begins in June.
All the 136 students of this institute have already
been placed. Some
of the students are also going abroad for their internship.
Companies like Infosys, Novell, GE, Oracle etc. have absorbed
these students. The
next batch will start classes from July 15, 2000.
Place for Incubation
State has the right ingredient for the Incubation for both
Information Technology and Biotechnology.
The 4 ingredients as indicated by NASSCOM/McKinsey are
Anchor Companies, Research Centres, Universities and Venture
Infosys, I-Flex, TCS, Microland, Motorola, Satyam, Texas
Instruments, CG Smith, Honeywell, CBSI
NAL LRDE, GTRE, CSIR, Raman Research institute, Centre for AI
& Robotics. The
above mentioned is a partial list.
The actual list has more than 100 institutes.
Every institutes has contributed in its own way in the
development of technology.
The ISRO has research capability comparable to the best
in the world. ISRO
is responsible for development of several small companies and
medium enterprises who have undertaken sophisticated IT
projects for ISRO,
Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management, Indian
Institute of Information Technology.
KITVEN, ICICI, Ventures, IL&FS Ventures, Indus Ventures,
CAN Bank, ICF Ventures.
State has one of the best Telecom Infrastructure.
Right now 140 out of 175 taluks have been connected
with the Fibre Optic Network.
In addition, Government of Karnataka has reentry
created a policy in which any Telecom License holder will have
Right of Way to set up its own network.
We have already received proposals from seven important
players namely BPL,
Reliance, Finolex, Lucent Technologies, Enron, Airtel, Zee
Telefilms, Spectranet. All
these players plan to lay Fibre Optic Network all along
National Highway as well as other routes in the State.
These companies will provide alternatives to DOT.
This will encourage many private entrepreneurs.
High Bandwidth is also likely to motivate housewives to
come into the IT sector.
Once the connectivity improves, housewives will be able
to work from their home.
believes in transparent and responsive administration.
The state has already implemented as well as planned
several critical e-Governance projects.
Mukya Vahini is the decision support system for the use
of Chief Minister. Under
the project “Bhoomi” (means Land in Kannada), 190 lakhs of
records of rights have been completely computerised and these
records will be made available for 60 lakhs of records of
rights have been completely computerised and these records
will be made available for 60 lakhs of farmers via the
government functioneries as well as information kiosks.
The Government has also taken up the computerisation of
project will mean the capturing every single government
transaction and will provide transperancy and efficiency in
Government accounts. In
addition, the Sate has several e-Governance projects for
Commercial Taxes Department, KGID, Serriculture Department,
Agriculture Department, Police Department, Marketing Board,
Transport Department, Municipal Corporation etc.
IT Really Happens :
has a pre-eminent position in IT Industry not only in India,
but also in the World Map.
In fact, Bangalore was rated as one of the “Top
10 Tech Cities” by the Newsweek
was also considered as one of the “
top 10 Hot Spots” in a survey conducted by
Bill Clinton addressed the Joint Session of Indian Parliament
as follows :
embraced IT and now when Americans and other big software
companies call for consumer and customer support, they are
just as likely to find themselves talking to an expert in
Bangalore as one in Seattle”.
Investors Meet :
is witnessing Global Investors Meet in June 2000, the month of
the investors. This
month, the investors will be offered clearances on the spot
and many projects will be cleared during this time.