Other Initiatives

    (1) Brown–field clusters under M-SIPS

    The areas of District Gurgaon, Bawal Tehsil and Dharuhera Sub Teshsil of Rewari District, Panchkula District (including Barwala Block and other Ind. Area), District Faridabad, District Palwal, Ambala District, Yamunanagar District, Jhajjar District and Sonepat ( All Industrial Areas including Kundli and Rai Area approved by the State Government or its local authority) have been notified as Brown – field Electronics Manufacturing clusters.

    (2) e-Education Centre

    Hartron is regularly conducting specialized Appreciation Course in Computers for officials of Haryana Government, Boards and Corporations at its Corporate Office through its 80 e-education Centres throughout the State. Till date more than 90,000 candidates have been trained by Hartron and more than 35000 Government Employees have been trained by IT Department.

    (3) Private IT Parks/ SEZs

    The Government (in Town and Country Planning Department) has granted licenses to 48 proposals land area 387 acres and project investment to Rs. 11,400 crore for establishment of IT/Cyber Parks at various places in the State. In addition to above, 6 SEZs in IT/ITES Sector are functioning at various locations of the state.

    (4) Setting up of STPIs

    Looking at the present scenario of growth of IT and IT Enabled Services Industries in the State, the department has initiated steps for setting up of STPI (Software Technology Parks of India) at Panchkula, Rai and Rohtak. Step for setting up of STPI at Panchkula has been initiated. STPI Gurgaon is ready for inauguration.

    (5) IT Parks

    The HSIIDC has developed infrastructure for Technology Park/ Electronics Hardware Technology Park to promote IT Sector as four locations i.e Panchkula, IMT Manesar, Kundly and Rai in Sonepat in Haryana.

    (6) Authorized Learning Centre

    Haryana Knowledge Corporation Limited (HKCL) has established 205 Authorized Learning Centres and 500 more Authorized Learning Centres are targeted to be set up during the year 2016-17.

    (7) Digital Empowerment of Citizens

    As per digital India Vision of Digital Empowerment of Citizens, it is envisaged to provide IT Training to all the citizens in the age group of 18to 65 years. The initiative shall be managed through CSCs and through reputed agencies like CSC-GOV, HKCL, Hartron work stations. It in envisaged to train 50 lacs citizen in next five year.

    (8) Specialized Labs

    Under the skill up gradation programme for more jobs placement opportunities, it is envisaged to set up at least four specialized labs in the field of Fiber Optics, Robotics, IOT (Internet of things) in the State under Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Scheme.

    (9) Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)

    An Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) is being set up at Kilohrad village in Sonipat District. The capital cost of IIIT has been identified as Rs. 128.00 crore which is to be contributed in the ratio of 50:35:15 by the Central Government, State Government, and the Industry Partners (HARTRON AND HSIIDC) respectively. MOU has been signed. Guest classes in three branches started in the premises. The Society has obtained Certificate of Registration. First members of the Governing Body identified. 1st Meeting of the Governing Body of the Society of IIIT-PPP, Sonipat Haryana was held on 14th June 2016. Further, as per the minutes of the meeting, website & logo is being developed, Also, steps being taken for Domain Registration and appointment of Chairperson of the Board of Governors (BoG).

    (10) IT Lab at Districts Level

    There is a Plan to set up IT Labs at District Level. These labs shall be used exclusively for computerisation/ digitalization of Data, Aadhaar seeding, Basic Computer Training, Application Software oriented Training, G2C Services Training to VLE/ULE & District Stakeholders and NDLM Programme for Anganwari/ ASHA/RD etc. This lab shall also be used for conducting various exams being conducted by HARTRON, Technical Education, Education Board, Bhiwani, etc.