Draft Orrisa Electronics Policy 2020

Oct 16, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Industry Specific Compliance

The Orrisa Electronics and Information Technology Department has introduced draft Orrisa Electronics Policy, 2020. The objective of the draft policy is to position Odisha as a leading destination for the Electronics industry by providing class leading infrastructure and policy initiatives coupled with a skilled workforce and adoption of innovation and emerging technologies to fashion a favorable ecosystem for growth and development of the electronics industry. This Policy will come into force from the date of notification of the Electronics Policy 2020. This policy will remain in force until March 31, 2025 or till substituted by another policy. The State Government may at any time amend any and/or all provisions of this policy.

The policy aims at the following:

• To create an investor-friendly climate in the State for increasing Odisha’s share Electronics sector in India by 2025.

• To create a world class ESDM eco-system in the state for enhancing competitiveness and productivity.

• To develop a necessary mechanism for effective disposal of e-waste in the State to develop a Greener-Odisha. 

• To build a world class ESDM ecosystem in the state.

• To give emphasis on Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as the growth drivers of the economy.

• To double the investment in the ESDM sector in the state.

An Apex Committee chaired by Secretary, E&IT Department will be formed to monitor the policy implementation and for approval of incentives. This committee would meet every quarter to take note of the implementation of the policy with respect to its goals and objectives. The Odisha Computer Applications Centre (OCAC) would be the Nodal Agency for implementation of the Electronics Policy and will be responsible for monitoring the advancement of various activities under this Policy.

The Government invites views and comments on draft Odisha Electronics Policy, 2020 to be mailed at [email protected].


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