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Satartup village a Tech Model: Chandy

Posted on Nov 16, 10:10PM | UNI

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said his Government was giving greater importance to the demands and requirements of the Startup village in view of the fact that this technology hub would be a major centre providing larger employment opportunities.

Inaugurating the new building for the Startup Village at the KINFRA Hi-Tech Park near here, after listening to the needs and requirements from the student entrepreneurs, he assured that the government would send a five member student team from Startup village to Silicon Valley as part of gaining global exposure to them.

Speeding up the startup village, Mr Chandy asked its management to submit a detailed report on its immediate needs and requirements within10 days based on which a high level governmental team would visit the startup village to sort out its problems, adding that the needs of Startup village is actually of the state itself and therefore it would given highest priority.

He also offered 25 cents of land for the Startup village at the Kinfra park to meet its future needs.

Later, he switched on the high speed internet connectivity of one GBPS at the new 10,000 sq ft building allotted to Startup Village.

This the first time that one GBPS internet connectivity is being made available anywhere in India, it was announced at the function.