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  1. 1. Punjab : Competing for FutureSlide No 1 December, 2010 Punjab: Competing for Future
  2. 2. Contents Proposed IT  Projects in Punjab Robust Progressive  Infrastructure in  I f  i  Punjab Punjab State’s Roadmap  Policy  Initiatives in  for IT/ITeS  f / Punjab: Catalyst  Industry  for Investments Investor  Facilitation in  IT/ITeS Industry  Punjab in Punjab:     Strong Educated  Taking Stock  T ki  St k  Manpower M Slide No 2 Punjab: Competing for Future
  3. 3. 1. Progressive Punjab Slide No 3 Punjab: Competing for Future
  4. 4. Punjab – First among equals Ranks first in India Today’s ‘State of the States Survey’, 2008-09, with infrastructure as one of the key parameters Adjudged as ‘best place for doing business in India’ as per World Bank Study, 2009 One of the leading states in school infrastructure category based on EDI for O e o t e ead g sc oo ast uctu e catego y o o the year 2009 by NUEPA Best State for transport network in India as per Infrastructure Index of the NCAER, 2007 Highest infrastructure index by CMIE in the country which is 1.86 times of the national average Punjab ranks 4th in PPP model investments among nine major states according to ASSOCHAM Slide No 4 Punjab: Competing for Future
  5. 5. Punjab – High on the socio-economic index Percentage Distribution of GSDP, 2008- ► Gross State Domestic Product (2008-09): 09 Rs. 10,3825 cr (Q) (at constant prices 1999- 2008-09 30% 26% 44% 2000) 2007-08 31% 26% 43% ► Per Capita Income (2008-09): 2002-03 35% 22% 43% Rs. 31,662 (at constant prices 1999-2000) 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% (National average of Rs. 24,295) Primary Sector Secondary Sector Tertiary Sector ► Human Development Index (2001): 0.537 (Rank 2nd among 15 major states) Punjab: Per Capita Income, 2008-09 ► Strong Industrial Base (2009-10): 2008 33,198  1,59,140 Small Scale Units 2007 31,662  2006 30,014  375 Large & Medium Scale Units 2005 28,487  28 487 ► Total investment in industry (2007-08): 26,000  28,000  30,000  32,000  34,000  Rs. 32,085 cr Per capita income at constant prices (1999‐2000) Slide No 5 Punjab: Competing for Future
  6. 6. Punjab – All that an investor needs and more… “The Company goes where it finds talent and not just where it can save money. We are very pleased with the talented workforce in Mohali. Punjab Government’s support and commitment to Information Technology are positive signals for growth for there is tremendous potential for business in this region.”Michael Dell, Dell“Since the market is opening, Mohali by virtue of its strategic location provides agood market for Software business and IT Service Providers. Infrastructure inChandigarh and Mohali is better than that in Bangalore.” Strong Enablers Fred Ebrahimi Chairman, Quark (USA)► Strong, enduring economy► Robust physical infrastructure Punjab emerges as a leading industrial state with a unique combination of strategic► Sound social Infrastructure geographic location, state-of-the-art► Employable skilled workforce infrastructure, multilingual workforce, and concentration of corporate and financial► Entrepreneurial culture resources► Pragmatic governance Slide No 6 Punjab: Competing for Future
  7. 7. Punjab vis-à-vis other Tier 2 and 3 IT Destinations Infrastructure Development Index, CMIE, 2001 Punjab 171.9 “Attained top rank Kerala 162.4 on the Tamil Nadu 145.6 145 6 Haryana 133.1 ‘Infrastructure Uttar Pradesh 112.0 Development Index’, Maharashtra 106.8 as per CMIE report, Karnataka 106.1 2001” Gujarat 105.3 Andhra Pradesh 104.1 104 1 - 50.0 100.0 150.0 200.0 CDI Value Source: Source: CMIE (2000), Profile of Districts, October, CMIE, Mumbai PPP Investments by ASSOCHAM 2008 ASSOCHAM, Rajasthan 34 Andhra Pradesh 58 “Ranks 4th in PPP Madhya Pradesh 80 model investments Punjab 146 among major statesSource: www.doingbusiness.org * Orissa 151 by ASSOCHAM, Gujarat 362 2008” Karnataka 1,050 “Punjab adjudged as the best place for doing business in India, World Bank - 500 1,000 1,500 Study, 2009” INR Billion Source: ASSOCHAM Eco Pulse Study, 2009 Slide No 7 Punjab: Competing for Future
  8. 8. State’s Roadmap for the   S ’  R d  f   h   2. IT/ITeS Industry Slide No 8 Punjab: Competing for Future
  9. 9. Creating an enabling ecosystem… Trickle down benefits of development to the common man of Punjab Strategic ntent In Establish IT/Knowledge as an engine of economic growth Increased contribution in India’s IT sector IT Business cosystem B Ec Infrastructure Human Resource Policy Investor Relations Four Pillar Strategy gy Slide No 9 Punjab: Competing for Future
  10. 10. Key strategic interventionsInfrastructure Human Resource Policy Investor Relations►Create new land pool ► Skill assessment ► Robust IT Sector / ► State umbrella►Unlock underutilised and development Knowledge Industry Policy brandingland Strong thrust on IT SMEs ► Industry-academia ► Investment promotion►Build world class IT linkages Higher FSI of 300% Marketing collateralsParks/SEZs ► Entrepreneurship Power related incentives Promotional events &►Provide affordable development Exemption from land use roadshowsuninterrupted power zoning regulations and ► Advocacy for Media & PR►Develop ITIRs conversion charges education reforms Industry Networking y g ► Support and assistance for implementation of policy ► Single window services for investor facilitation & aftercare ft Slide No 10 Punjab: Competing for Future
  11. 11. Leveraging Market Demand Drivers Government Industry Promote E-Governance initiatives Promote IT for SMEs ► Some of the key projects include: ► Cluster engagement for IT need assessment Integrated Land Management System to make registration & ► Workshops & events for land records management more g sensitization transparent Creating demand  ► Incentivize SME application VAT Computerization resulting in for IT  development checking significant tax evasions [ and reduction in defaulter’s list etc. products/services ► Reward IT adoption SUWIDHA – Citizen services Common Service Centres (CSCs) to cater to the services of villages E-tendering to bring transparency and efficiency in procurement process Slide No 11 Punjab: Competing for Future
  12. 12. Creating Institutional Structures for Effective Change Chaired by: Chief Secretary Core Group Deliberates on key issues and provides strategic inputs by involving the industry’s perspective Investor Relations Task Force Chaired by: Chief Secretary Separate task forces for each pillar reviews Human Resources Task Force initiatives in progress and any bottlenecks faced at the operational level Infrastructure Task Force Investor Relations Human Resources Infrastructure Sub-committees Sub-committees Sub-committees Chaired by: Administrative Secretaries of the respective departments Drives initiatives at operational level Slide No 12 Punjab: Competing for Future
  13. 13. Aspiring for audacious growth… In th I the next ten years Punjab targets to increase its contribution to national IT exports tt P j bt t t i it t ib ti t ti l t and IT workforce by more than ten times INR 21,352 cr INR 316 cr 1,90,000 5,000 Slide No 13 Punjab: Competing for Future
  14. 14. IT/ITeS Industry in       IT/IT S I d  i       3. Punjab: Taking Stock
  15. 15. IT/Knowledge Industry in Punjab at a glance► Mohali developed as P j b’ k IT cluster M h li d l d Punjab’s key l t► Major players already have their presence in the State and are on the road to further expansion► Growing IT exports with 355 units registered with STPI Mohali with export to the tune of Rs. 1,196 cr in 2009-10 Key players in IT/ITeS industry Year on Year Growth – STPI Mohali CAGR 23.28% Source : STPI – Mohali, Government of Punjab Slide No 15 Punjab: Competing for Future
  16. 16. IT infrastructure in Punjab: ELTOP IT Park Intelenet Impact Seasia Consulting Dell Campus► Developed by Punjab Infotech at an area of 365 acres p y j► Facilities available in the IT Park are: Centre for Electronics Design and Technology Well established Electronics Research and Competent Synergies Development Centre Established STPI for export of software► Companies like Tata Business Services, Dell, Quark, Reliance, Seasia Consulting etc, have their presence IDS Infotech I f t h Slide No 16 Punjab: Competing for Future
  17. 17. IT infrastructure in Punjab: IT Park, Mohali & Quark IT SEZ ► Developed by Punjab Infotech spreading over an area of 15 acres ► 24x7 uninterrupted power supply to IT Competent S C t t Synergies i Ion S l ti I Solutions companies through dedicated industrial power feeder ► Home to prestigious IT companies such as HCL Infosystems, Competent Synergies, Dibon y , p y g , IDS Infotech Sebiz Infotech Software and IDS Infotech among others.► Spread over 51 acres of land in Mohali having built up area of 4 million sq.ft.► Expected to generate 1,20,000 direct and indirect jobs Quark Cit Q k City► Facilities include world-class residential, commercial, retail and hotel projects► Companies like Quark, Dell have their presence Dell Campus Slide No 17 Punjab: Competing for Future
  18. 18. IT Infrastructure in Punjab – Major Private CampusesDell Centre, MohaliD ll C t M h li► One of the most operationally efficient centres in India► Started its operations in 2005 with an area of over 3 acres Dell Campus► Currently employs more than 1,800 employees from an initial base of 700 in 2005► Customer support centre handles more th 26 000 calls each week C t t t h dl than 26,000 ll h k► Recorded 2nd highest exports worth Rs.124.78 cr in 2009First SFi t Source, Jalandhar J l dh► Started its operations in 2008 spreading over 30,000 sft► Centre C t currently employs more th 1 000 tl l than 1,000 employees► Global presence with 45 centres spreading over 5 countries with an employee base of over 26 000 26,000 Slide No 18 Punjab: Competing for Future
  19. 19. IT Infrastructure in Punjab – Major Private CampusesCompetent SC t t Synergies, M h li i Mohali► Started its operations in 2005 in Mohali spreading over an area of 60,000 sft► Currently employs more than 4,457 employees with an annual turnover of Rs.28 cr in 2008-09► Planning to set up another facility in Mohali spreading over an area 150,000 sft► Facility is expected to provide employment to more than 2,000 employeesSebiz Infotech, Mohali► Started its operations in 2001 in Mohali► Currently employs more than 350 employees with an annual turnover of Rs.10 crore in 2008-09► Global presence with 4 offices spread over 3 continents Slide No 19 Punjab: Competing for Future
  20. 20. Proposed IT projects 4. in Punjab Jammu &a. Global Knowledge and Industrial  Kashmir City  at Rajpura/ Patiala Gurdaspurb.b TechNow Park at Ropar/ Mohali Amritsar Hoshiarpur H hic. IT Park at Railmajra/ Rupnagar Tarn Taran Kapurthala Jalandhar Kapurthala Nawashahr Rupnagar p gd. IT Park/SEZ at Kapurthala/  Jalandhar Firozpur Faridkot Moga Ludhiana SAS Nagar Chandigarhe. Fatehgarh Sahib IT/ITeS Park at Sneta, Mohali Barnala Rajpura Muktsar Bhatinda Sangrur Patialaf. IT Park/ SEZs by Private Players Mansag. Entrepreneurship Development  Rajasthan j Haryana Center at Mohali  Slide No 20 Growth Clusters of Punjab Punjab: Competing for Future
  21. 21. Global Industrial and Knowledge City at Rajpura Jammu & Kashmir ► 1,400 acres of land approved for Gurdaspur p development of Global Industrial Amritsar Hoshiarpur and Knowledge City in Rajpura ► Situated near NH 1 (GT Road) and Tarn Taran Kapurthala Kapurthala regarded as the Gateway of Jalandhar Nawashahr Rupnagar Punjab’ Firozpur Moga Ludhiana SAS Faridkot F idk t Nagar Chandigarh Ch di h ► 35 40 35-40 km from the proposed Fatehgarh Sahib Mohali-Chandigarh International Barnala Rajpura Muktsar Bhatinda Sangrur airport Patiala ► 20 km from Patiala and 30 km from Mansa Ambala Railway Station Rajasthan Haryana Slide No 21 Punjab: Competing for Future
  22. 22. Chandigarh – Rajpura – Patiala, a new growth corridor Global Industrial and Knowledge City at Rajpura is in the Chandigarh Mohali Patiala hub a well Chandigarh-Mohali-Patiala hub, established Industrial and Knowledge Corridor of Punjab. Physical & Support Infrastructure ► Situated on NH 1 (GT Road) and regarded as the Gateway of Punjab’ ► Strong connectivity with 4 lane NH to the proposed site and proposed 6 lane NH is under progress. ► Presence of large scale industries such as Hindustan Unilever (HUL) Siel (HUL), Chemicals, Amber Enterprises Limited and Amrit Banaspati. Rajpura is also a hub of soap factories, biscuit machines industry and steel works.Human Resource► Strong p g presence of renowned educational institutes such as Thapar University, p y, Chitkara College of Engineering and Technology, Swami Vivekanand College etc.► In close proximity to Knowledge City, Mohali comprising of esteemed institutes such as IISER, ISB, NABI and NIPER** Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Indian School of Business. National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Slide No 22 Punjab: Competing for Future
  23. 23. Global Industrial and Knowledge City, Rajpura (Site Map) Slide No 23 Punjab: Competing for Future
  24. 24. Global Industrial and Knowledge City, Rajpura (Concept Plan) Slide No 24 Punjab: Competing for Future
  25. 25. IIT Jammu & Exhibition Centre Kashmir Iconic Tower Gurdaspur Gateway Building y g Hoshiarpur Amritsar Hotel and Recreation Centre Tarn Taran Kapurthala Kapurthala Club House Jalandhar Nawashahr Rupnagar R Firozpur Moga Ludhiana SAS Nagar Chandigarh Faridkot Fatehgarh Sahib Muktsar Barnala Rajpura ► 800 acres of land available to be Bhatinda Sangrur Patiala developed as an IT/ Knowledge hub in Ropar Rajasthan Mansa ► Presence of IIT, Ropar over 500 Haryana acres ► 300 acres of land ready to be developed as an IT/KnowledgeTechKnow Park Ropar ark, ► Hub 35-40 km from the proposed Mohali-Chandigarh International Slide No 25 Punjab: Competing for Future airport
  26. 26. Advantage ‘Ropar’TechKnow Park Ropar is in close proximity to Chandigarh Mohali a well established IT/ Knowledge Corridor Chandigarh-Mohali,of Punjab. It is adjoining the well established Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus, Ropar and close toMohali- Chandigarh International Airport. Physical S Ph i l & Support Infrastructure tI f t t ► Emerging as a strong satellite town to IT hub Mohali ► Proposed development of 4 lane national highway to the proposed site ► Presence of 2 IT Parks in Mohali and home to corporates including DCM, Mazda, ICI Paints, Ranbaxy, Philips etc y, p ► Presence of major hotels, telecom companies, govt. and private healthcare facilities in the vicinity Power Supply ► Govt. committed to provide uninterrupted power supply to the earmarked IT/ Knowledge hub in G / Ropar Human Resource ► Strong presence of quality and renowned education institutes ► Presence of Knowledge City comprising of esteemed institutes such as IISER, ISB, NABI and NIPER ► Establishment of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Ropar Slide No 26 Punjab: Competing for Future
  27. 27. IT Park at Railmajra ► 12.11 acres of land located 50 km from Jammu & Kashmir Chandigarh International Airport Gurdaspur ► Around 5 km away from Ropar y p Hoshiarpur connected by NH21 from Chandigarh Amritsar ► 4- laning of the highway upto Ropar is Tarn Taran Kapurthala Kapurthala Railmajra currently underway Jalandhar Nawashahr Rupnagar Firozpur ► Connected to network of NH at Chandigarh ( g (NH 22) ) Moga Ludhiana SAS Nagar g Chandigarh Faridkot Fatehgarh Sahib Rajpura Barnala Muktsar Bhatinda Sangrur Patiala Mansa Rajasthan Haryana Slide No 27 Punjab: Competing for Future
  28. 28. Advantage ‘Railmajra IT Park’ Railmajra Park is in l R il j IT P k i i close proximity t Ch di h M h li h b , a well established I d t i l and i it to Chandigarh-Mohali hub ll t bli h d Industrial d Knowledge Corridor of Punjab. It is in close proximity to the well established IIT campus, Ropar and Mohali- Chandigarh International Airport. Physical & Support Infrastructure ► Emerging as a strong satellite town to IT hub Mohali ► Presence of 2 IT Parks in Mohali and home to corporates including DCM, Mazda, ICI Paints, Ranbaxy, Philips etc ► Presence of major hotels, telecom companies, govt. and private healthcare facilities in the vicinity ► Collaborated with Rayat and Bahra group to facilitate IT & Knowledge Industry companies setting up th i operation i R il j IT P k i tti their ti in Railmajra Park Human Resource ► Strong presence of quality and renowned education institutes such as IIT Ropar, Panjab University, PEC University of Technology, Rayat & Bahra Institutes etc. P j bU i it U i it f T h l R t B h I tit t t ► In close proximity to the Knowledge City comprising of esteemed institutes such as IISER, ISB, NABI and NIPER** Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Indian School of Business. National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Slide No 28 Punjab: Competing for Future
  29. 29. Railmajra IT Park (Site Map) Slide No 29 Punjab: Competing for Future
  30. 30. IT Park/ SEZ at Kapurthala – Jalandhar Jammu & Kashmir K h i Gurdaspur Hoshiarpur Amritsar Tarn Taran Kapurthala Kapurthala Jalandhar Nawashahr Firozpur Rupnagar ► Spread over an area of 46.8 Moga Ludhiana SAS acres at Jalandhar Nagar Chandigarh Faridkot Fatehgarh Sahib ► 32 km from Jalandhar (23 kms on Muktsar Barnala Rajpura NH-1) Bhatinda 70 km from Amritsar International Sangrur Patiala ► airport 140 km from Chandigarh airport MansaRajasthan ►Slide No 30 Punjab: Competing for Future Haryana ► 400 km from Delhi/ NCR
  31. 31. ShubhanpurIT SEZ  ► Approach road (from Subhanpur Subhanpur- Kapurthala section (9 Km approx)Kapurthala Slide No 31 Punjab: Competing for Future CES (INDIA)
  32. 32. IT Park/ SEZ at Kapurthala – Jalandhar (Site Map) Slide No 32 Punjab: Competing for Future
  33. 33. Kapurthala – Jalandhar as India’s next IT hubKapurthala/ Jalandhar is strongly emerging as new knowledge corridor putting Punjab on the ITmap of India ► Located at the heart of Doaba the most prosperous and Doaba, educated region of Punjab, having the highest number of NRI connections ► Hub of education with presence of prominent institutes such as Punjab Technical University (PTU), Pushpa Gujaral Science City, Lovely Professional University (LPU), etc. ► Presence of First Source BPO Solutions and Kayako in Jalandhar ► Presence of Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala ► Presence of VSNL satellite earth station for data and voice communication in Jalandhar Slide No 33 Punjab: Competing for Future
  34. 34. IT/ITeS Park at Sneta, Mohali ► Land measuring 44 acres at Sneta in Mohali Jammu & Kashmir district ► 10 km from Chandigarh – Mohali Gurdaspur International airport Hoshiarpur Amritsar ► 250 Km from NCR/ Delhi Tarn Taran Kapurthala ► In close proximity to the Knowledge City Kapurthala comprising of esteemed institutes such as Jalandhar Nawashahr Rupnagar IISER, INST, ISB, NABI and NIPER* Firozpur Moga Ludhiana SAS Nagar Chandigarh Ch di h ► Strong p g presence of renowned education Faridkot F idk t Fatehgarh Sahib Sneta institutes in the vicinity such as Panjab Muktsar Barnala Rajpura University, PEC University of Technology, Bhatinda Sangrur Patiala Rayat & Bahra Institutes etc. ► Well developed industrial belt with home to Mansa corporates including DCM, Mazda, ICI Rajasthan Haryana Paints, Ranbaxy, Philips etc.* National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Research, Research,National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute, Indian School of Business Slide No 34 Punjab: Competing for Future
  35. 35. IT Park/ SEZ by Private PlayersThe private industry players in Punjab have proposed to develop IT Park/ SEZ to foster thegrowth of IT/ITeS industry in Punjab.It has been anticipated that close to 52 hectares of land would be developed under IT SEZs inthe future. Some of the prominent IT SEZs and Parks in the State are detailed in the table futurebelow: Name of th P N f the Promoter/Developer t /D l Area (i acres) A (in ) IT SEZ Sukhm Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd 220 Shipra Estates Ltd. 50 IT/ Knowledge Parks Malhotra Land Developers & Colonisers 53 Swaraj Infotech Park 25 Slide No 35 Punjab: Competing for Future
  36. 36. YellowStone Landmark Infocity – Integrated Township, Mohali► Spread over an area of 220 acres► In close proximity to Chandigarh railway Station and Conceptual Master Plan upcoming Mohali-Chandigarh International Airport► Developed with a ‘city-within-a-city’ concept including: ■ Built up IT offices, BPO/ Institutional space ■ Residential Units ■ Infocity Club & Resort/ Luxury Hotel ■ Shopping Arcades ■ Educational Institutes / Healthcare Facilities Slide No 36 Punjab: Competing for Future
  37. 37. Entrepreneurship Development CentersPunjab Infotech is ttiP j b I f t h i setting up an I Incubation C t i M h li i collaboration with The Indus b ti Centre in Mohali in ll b ti ith Th I dEntrepreneurs (TiE) and STPI to foster innovation, research and entrepreneurial activities intechnology- based areas in PunjabSeveral other EDCs are also being established with :►Lovely Professional University (LPU)►P j b Punjab T h i lU i Technical University (PTU) it►IT Park in RailmajraSe ces offered:Services o e ed► Fully built up plug and play facility► Mentoring and guidance from experts to start-ups► Regulatory support► Access to venture capital and other funding options► Entrepreneurship development training Slide No 37 Punjab: Competing for Future
  38. 38. Strong Educated 5.5 Manpower M Slide No 38 Punjab: Competing for Future
  39. 39. Assuring Quality Technical Manpower Indian Institute of Lovely Professional Indian School of Technology (IIT), Rupnagar University (LPU) Business National Institute of Punjab Technical Rayat & Bahra Group of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar University (PTU) Colleges Thapar University PEC University of Chitkara College of Technology Engineering and TechnologyPunjab s premier Technical InstitutesPunjab’s premier Technical Institutes Slide No 39 Punjab: Competing for Future
  40. 40. Human Resources: Gaining Momentum in Punjab Major Highlights Major Highlights Major Initiatives Major Initiatives ► Proposed development of 9 ITIs and 3 Polytechnic ► PTU, Jalandhar, one of the 1st technical university colleges on PPP mode and 51 ITIs under “1396 in India with more than 220 affiliate colleges and a Technical Govt. ITIs Scheme” strength of 2.5 lakh students Education Ed ti ► Implementation of NAC-Tech programme in the ► 9th highest student intake in AICTE institutions state by NASSCOM producing approx. 28,000 technical students from 82 AICTE colleges ► Establishment of 7 new Govt. Polytechnic Colleges ► Approval for 13 new degree colleges and 21 model ► Ranked 7th in the country in terms of education, schools in educationally backward districts with 13 universities, 355 undergraduate and 75 post graduate colleges Higher ► Proposed Knowledge City at Mohali comprising of Education IISER, NIPER, NABI, ISB and IINST* ► Home to 6 5 co eges o e g cou ses in o e 615 colleges offering courses engineering, medical & allied, degree, ► Proposed Implementation of P Step, NAC management, law etc programme in the state ► Education through EDUSAT to students of ► Strong school education network with about secondary schools 20,000 govt. and non government schools School ► Launched ICT project in 2004 to impart computer ► Ranked one of the best States with school infrastructure based on Education Development Education education from class 6th to 12th Index, 2009 ► Establishment of Pushpa Gujaral Science City* National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research,National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute, Indian School of Business Slide No 40 Punjab: Competing for Future
  41. 41. Skill Development Initiatives by Punjab Infotech 1 National Assessment of Competency (NAC) and NAC-Tech NAC Tech Skill Assessment ► Test conducted by NASSCOM for assessing engineering and non engineering students at national and Gap level as per the needs of the IT/Knowledge industry Identification ► First round of Punjab NAC-Tech conducted in April, 2010 assessing 643 students at national level j p g ► Punjab NAC programme will commence from October 2010 conducting test for 3,000 students2 Punjab Skill Training for Employment Potential (P-STEP) Soft Skill Development ► P-STEP, an initiative of DoHE, facilitated by Punjab Infotech assists in aligning the talent pool of the State to the requirements of the industry. ► P-STEP programme aims at upgrading communication and other soft skills of students ► Training Partners have been short listed for the Implementation of P-STEP Programme3 Domain Global Talent Track (GTT) Specific ► Started its operations in May 2009 in Chandigarh in association with Punjab Infotech Skills ► One of the first EduGlobal centre in North India and 4th in India by GTT out of 16 centres at present ► Programme offers domain specific courses in IT/ ITeS, Retail and BFSI ► Commencement of pilot p g p programmes in 2 g government colleges in Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur g p Slide No 41 Punjab: Competing for Future
  42. 42. Skill Development Initiatives by Punjab Infotech 4 Centre for Advance Learning in Computers (Cal C) (Cal-C) Advanced ► Provides focused software, hardware, networking courses with technical inputs from industry leaders. IT skills ► Program offers 15 courses in computer hardware and networking and 30 courses in software skills ► Extensive network of 150 franchise centers in Punjab and neighbouring states and has trained more than 60,000 students5 Vocational Bharti Centum Learning Skills ► Program will assist the State in promoting self employment among the economically and socially backward youth and enable sustainable wage employment. ► Proposed to be implemented in all districts of the State targeting to train 100 youth in each district in the first phase and scaled up to train 40,000 youth annually in the second phase by April 2011.6 Finishing Fi i hi Finishing School in collaboration with Rayat and Bahra Institutes, Mohali Institutes Schools ► Aims to upgrade technological skills of students passing out in IT field ► Focus areas are: teacher training, student training and live projects training ► The Centre of Excellence (CoE) associated with IBM, HP, Infosys, and Intel to reduce the gap between requirement and availability of trained manpower7 Entrepreneurship Development Centres (EDCs) EDCs Punjab Infotech is setting up an EDCs in collaboration with educational institutes such as Punjab Technical University (PTU) and Lovely Professional University (LPU), Punjab Slide No 42 Punjab: Competing for Future
  43. 43. Policy Initiatives in Punjab: 6. Catalyst for Investments Slide No 43 Punjab: Competing for Future
  44. 44. Key Policy InterventionsThe government of Punjab is committed to provide a congenial atmosphere to the existing andprospective investors and entrepreneurs in the State through: Enactment of State SEZ Act 2009 Act, Notification of Industrial Policy 2009 with major thrust on IT/ ITeS sector Policy Mega Projects Policy for IT Parks (Rs. 100 cr or more) and IT/ITeS Initiatives Units (Rs. 25 cr or more than 500 employees) Super M S Mega I d Industrial P k P li f projects exceeding 2 0 acres i l Park Policy for j di 250 and Rs. 1,000 cr investment Industrial Facilitation Act, 2005 ►D Deemed approvals d l For an effective implementation and facilitation of the Policies: ► Detailed schemes are being framed to give effect to the provisions of the policies and ► Committees have been formed under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister and Chief Secretary Slide No 44 Punjab: Competing for Future
  45. 45. Punjab Industrial Policy, 2009 – Thrust on IT SectorPunjab sPunjab’s new Industrial Policy 2009 has been notified with an objective of promoting Policy,competitiveness, cutting costs for the industry and stimulating economic growth IT/ Knowledge Sector g Special Concessions to IT/ITeS Industry Focus ► Power Tariff charged at industrial rate and on actual units consumed Online form submission ► Exemption from statutory power cuts, Online status tracking Ease of doing restriction of peak load hours and business Single Window Clearance mechanism weekly off power cuts Helpline ► 100% stamp duty reimbursement and exemption to developer, capital subsidy IT Parks/ SEZs Infrastructure of 20% to SME units notified by PICTCL development IT Estates ► Higher FSI of 300% IT Corridor ► Exemption from land use zoning Duty exemptions regulations and conversion charges Incentives Support in Certification Financial support ► Special incentives for mega projects Slide No 45 Punjab: Competing for Future
  46. 46. Punjab SEZ Act, 2009Punjab isP j b i 6th St t i th country t enact SEZ A t after Haryana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, State in the t to t Act ft H G j t M h htMadhya Pradesh and West Bengal Exemption from Stamp Duty,Duty No electricity duty on generation, Registration Fee and Social transmission, distribution and Security Cess on purchase of consumption of electricity within land & on first transfer or lease of SEZ immovable property within SEZ Allocation and transfer of land Salient features: All SEZ units will be given a within SEZ by way of sale or Punjab SEZ Act, j , public utility status lease l 2009 Permission for generation of Single tier Project Approval electricity in or outside SEZ for Committee for evaluation of the consumption of units projects Slide No 46 Punjab: Competing for Future
  47. 47. Investor Facilitation in 7. Punjab Slide No 47 Punjab: Competing for Future
  48. 48. Single Window ServicePICTCL has initiated ‘Single Window Service to address various issues of existing and Single Service’potential investors such as power, electricity, land, water etc. to ensure smooth facilitation► Provision of ‘single point of contact’ to investors for availing clearances and incentives as p p y per policy from departments within stipulated time period p p p► Provision of updated information and guidance to investors on policy initiatives and schemes of the State government► The services have so far resolved 40 cases out 47 cases received since its inception in 2009. Single Window System Framework Slide No 48 Punjab: Competing for Future
  49. 49. Investor facilitation through informative collateralsDesigned High Impact Information  Presentations,  Brochures and Newsletters on State initiatives, Designed High Impact Information Presentations, Brochures and Newsletters on State initiativesIT industry, IT projects  etc. SKILL DEVELOPMENT IN PUNJAB‐2010 IT CONNECT PUNJAB BRANDING PRESENTATION PUNJAB BRANDING PRESENTATION DOING BUSINESS IN PUNJAB ‐2010 THINK TANK Slide No 49 Punjab: Competing for Future
  51. 51. Robust Infrastructure in 8. Punjab
  52. 52. Physical Infrastructure: Road, Rail and Air Ranked as the best State in terms of Infrastructure by India Today’s State of the State Survey for the last 7 years► Well connected with most parts of India and the world through an international airport at Amritsar► Development of international airports at Chandigarh- Mohali and Bathinda► Development of Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor extension to Ludhiana► Proposed development of DFC project on the Amritsar International Airport eastern corridor starting from Ludhiana till Sonnagar/ Dankuni► Proposed development of Greenfield airport at Ludhiana Slide No 52 Punjab: Competing for Future
  53. 53. Support Infrastructure: Power Punjab is projected to become a power surplus state by 2013► Industrial tariff of Rs 4.33 per unit in 2009-10, one p Power Plants in Punjab of the lowest in India► 29 mini biomass power plants sanctioned having a p production capacity of 700 MW p y► Proposed Asia’s biggest solar power project in Hoshiarpur by PEDA*► Proposed power projects under execution are: Talwandi Sabo 1,980 MW Rajpura 1,320 MW Goindwal Sahib 540 MW Ultra Mega Power Project 2,300 MW Central Sector Project 2,200 MW Source: Punjab State Electricity Board, www.psebindia.org *P j bE Punjab Energy DDevelopment A l t Agency Slide No 53 Punjab: Competing for Future
  54. 54. MICE Infrastructure► Presence of 60 star hotels located majorly in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana► Proposed 7 star hotel by Hampshire Group of p y p p Hotels and Resorts at Amritsar► Proposed luxury hotel by JW Marriot group of hotels in Amritsar by 2010► Proposed development of 5 star and 3 star hotel at Amritsar and Bathinda► Hotel-cum-convention centre with 300 rooms and 5,000 seating capacity is also proposed at Mohali Slide No 54 Punjab: Competing for Future
  55. 55. Urban Development Initiatives► Master Plan for Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA)► Development of Central Business District (CBD) – Amritsar► Statutory City master plan being developed for key cities Ludhiana Amritsar Jalandhar Bathinda Mohali► Foundation stone laid for Rs 2,500‐cr world‐class central business district project spread over 32 acres in Amritsar Slide No 55 Punjab: Competing for Future
  56. 56. Enabling Business Ecosystem: An Integrated Approach► Mohali developed as a key cluster for ► Creation of high impact information IT/Knowledge development in Punjab collaterals► Proposed development of 6 govt. ► Robust Investor after care services IT/Knowledge Parks/SEZs ► Well laid Single Window System► Establishment of EDC, Mohali Investor ► Collaboration with Industry association Relations► Well connected through rail, like TiE, CII etc. Infrastructure road and air ► Proactive investor outreach program► Notified Industrial Policy ’09 with ► Roll out of skill development major th t on IT/K j thrust IT/Knowledge l d prog. Such as NAC, NAC-Tech, sector GTT and P-STEP in the state► Enactment of State SEZ Act, ► Establishment of IIT, Roopnagar 2009► Mega Projects Policy for IT Parks ► Proposed development of Knowledge City► Industrial Facilitation Act, 2005 for deemed in Mohali including world class institutes approvals Slide No 56 Punjab: Competing for Future
  57. 57. A New PPP Initiative… Prosperity by Partnering with Punjab Slide No 57 Punjab: Competing for Future
  58. 58. About us P j bI f ti & C i ti T h l C ti Li it d Punjab Information & Communication Technology Corporation LimitedPunjab Information & Communication Technology Corporation Limited(Punjab Infotech) was incorporated in 1976 as a nodal agency ofPunjab Government. The corporation is working for promotion ofInformation Technology, IT Enabled Services, BPO, Electronics andCommunication Industries in the State Key Contact K C t t 5th & 6th Floor, Udyog Bhawan, 18‐Himalaya Marg, Sector 17, Chandigarh ‐Location: 160017Office:  +91‐172‐5020791Website: http://www.punjabinfotech.gov.in Managing Director: md@punjabinfotech.gov.inE‐mail: Follow Us on  Follow Us on Slide No 58 Punjab: Competing for Future