To promote investment in the Information Technology (IT) / Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES)/ Electronic Hardware Manufacturing (EHM) units, the Government of India had notified policy on Information Technology Investment Regions (ITIRs) in May 2008. ITIRs will be self contained integrated township to accelerate growth of IT/ITeS/EHM industry. As per the policy, minimum area of 40 sq km should be delineated for ITIR. Out of the total delineated area, 40% should be earmarked for processing zone and remaining area for non-processing zone. Processing zone would comprise of Information Technology/ Information Technology Enabled Services and Electronic Hardware Manufacturing Units, along with associated logistics and other services and required infrastructure. Non-processing area, to include residential, commercial and other social and institutional infrastructure.
The State Government would play the lead role in setting up of the ITIR. As on today, Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Govt. of India had notified setting up of ITIRs near Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The details of these ITIRs and IT Investment Electronic Manufacturing Cluster Regions are provided below.
Policy notifications and guidelines
- Notification of the Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) by Government of Andhra Pradesh, DeitY, November 2013 (456 KB)440.96 KB
- Notification of the Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) by Government of Karnataka, DeitY, June 2013 (337 KB)337.43 KB
- Policy Resolution for setting up 'Information Technology Investment Regions', DeitY , 2008(3.16 MB)3.16 MB