IT Park Kokrajhar
It’s a proud moment for the Assam, as we got another IT park in Assam, this time, the new IT park was built and opened in the Kokrajhar district of Assam.
Kokrajhar town is the headquarter of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) administration.
The Information Technology (IT) Park has been formally inaugurated at Chandmari, Kokrajhar district of BTR by Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sharma in presence of BTR chief, Pramod Boro, and other ministers of state on Saturday, 18 Dec 2021.
Kokrajhar IT Park
The Technology park in Kokrajhar was developed by the BTC government. The foundation stone was laid during the BTAD government and inaugurated during the BTR government.
The people of BTR under the BTC government got their first IT park, it’s a great step towards IT sector development in Bodoland. The Information Technology park in Kokrajhar will help the people of the five districts of BTR namely, Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri, and Tamulpur in setting up their IT startups. Also, the existing companies can approach the BTC government for setting up their IT offices in the IT park.
Kokrajhar IT Park Info
|Park Name||IT Park (Information Technology Park) Kokrajhar|
|Location||Chandmari, Kokrajhar | near Gaurang River | 4km northwest of Kokrajhar town|
|Foundation Stone Laying||The foundation stone of IT Park Kokrajhar was laid down by Ex-CEM, Hagrama Mohilary on 2011|
|Launched Date||18 Dec 2021|
|Launched by||Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sharma|
|Supervised by||BTC government of BTR|
IT Park Kokrajhar Foundation
The IT Park project in Kokrajhar district was taken up a decade ago during the BTAD government, the ex-CEM of BTC, Hagrama Mohilary laid the foundation stone of the IT park at Ontaigwlao, Chandmari, Kokrajhar district in 2011 itself.
The proposed budget for the IT park was 26 crores at that time, which was to be used from the BTC special package.
IT Park Kokrajhar Inauguration
After a decade, in 2021, the Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sharma formally inaugurated the IT Park in presence of the present CEM of the BTC, Pramod Bodo.
Key Features | Benefits of Kokrajhar IT Park
The newly built and inaugurated IT Park in Bodoland will benefit the BTR people in a lot of ways, such as:
- It will help promote IT and help IT Startups in Assam, especially the BTR region.
- This IT park in Kokrajhar will change the IT scenario of the BTR region
- Since the people of BTR were lagging behind in the IT sector, this IT park would filled in the gap.
- The park would provide technical resources and would also have provisions for the multinational companies or the corporate sectors to operate from it.
IT Park Kokrajhar Budget
You must be wondering what is the budget allocated for building the proud IT Park in the BTR region. As per the various sources, we have collected online, there is two budget we came across.
- During the IT park foundation stone laid down by the ex-CEM of BTC, Hagrama Mohilary a decade agaon during their BTAD government, the budget was said to be 26 crores, which was to be taken from the BTC special package.
- During the inauguration of the IT park by the Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sharma in presence of the current CEM of BTR, Pramod Boro on 18 Dec 2021, the budget was said to be 34 crores.
IT Park Kokrajhar Images/Photos
The IT Park of BTR is designed in the shape of a ship (image coming soon). Below we are sharing a glimpse of IT Park Kokrajhar images. Do have a look.
Tweets of Leaders About the Kokrajhar IT Park
Tweet by Assam CM, Himanta Sharma
The Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sharma said on Twitter, “To promote IT & help IT start-ups, I inaugurated the newly-built IT Park at Chandmari, Kokrajhar in presence of Hon Union MoS for Rlys & Textiles Smt @DarshanaJardosh, State Mins Sri @TheAshokSinghal & Shri @UGBrahma, BTR Chief @PramodBoroBTR & KAAC CEM Shri @TuliramRonghang.”
The Assam CM also interacted with the trainee students. In another tweet, The Assam CM tweeted, “As students are the future of our society, it’s very important to motivate them to excel in life.
Glad to interact with trainee students and exchange views with them after inaugurating IT Park at Chandamri, Kokrajhar.”
Tweet by BTC chief, Pramod Boro
The BTC chief, Pramod Boro said on Twitter about the newly inaugurated IT park in Kokrajhar, “The newly constructed IT Park at Chandmari, Kokrajhar has been inaugurated by Hon’ble CM Shri @himantabiswa today.”
Other Ministers Presence
Along with the Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sharma, and the BTR chief, Pramod Boro. The other ministers that were present during the occasion of the Korkajhar IT Park inauguration are:
- Darshana Jardosh – Minister of State for Railways & Textiles
- Ashok Singhal – State Minister of Irrigation and Urban Development
- U G Brahma – State Minister of Handloom and Textiles, Soil Conservation and Welfare of Bodoland Department (WBD)
- Tuliram Ronghang – CEM of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC)
How Technology Park of Kokrajhar will Help Us?
Now the bigger question is how will the technology park will help the people of the BTR. So far, we don’t have any details about the same as the BTC government has not shared any info regarding the same.
Also, we don’t know whether the Kokrajhar technology park is operational or not. How companies or startups can approach them if they want to set up their offices at the IT park. A lot of questions remain unanswered.
Which is the first IT Park in BTR / Bodoland?
The IT Park in Kokrajhar is the first IT Park in the BTR or the first IT Park in Bodoland.
When was the Kokrajhar IT Park Launched?
18 Dec 2021, the IT Park in Kokrajhar was launched.
How many IT Parks are in Bodoland?
Right now, Bodoland has only 1 (One) IT Park i.e., Kokrajhar IT Park.