• Dr. Omkar Rai

    Director General

    Software Technology Parks of India

    Dr. Omkar Rai

    Director General, STPI

    Dr. Omkar Rai is Director General, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) which is the premier government organization working for the promotion of IT/ITES/ESDM industry in India. Dr. Rai has contributed immensely in repositioning STPI with focus on Innovation and dispersal of IT/ESDM industry beyond metros. He brings over 25 years of experience in IT/ESDM sector having unique distinction of working very closely with government and IT/ESDM industry. He has been instrumental in formulating an appropriate interface among Industry, Academia and IT/ESDM Industry.

    India has potential and enormous opportunities for domestic consumption as well as exports avenues of indigenous software products for which we are required to focus on innovation, technology startups for product development and IP creation which would position India as the next software product innovator of the world. Accordingly, he has established a robust collaborative process between industry and industry association, academia, and government bodies, and as a result, STPI is in process of establishing several Centres of  Entrepreneurship (CoEs) in emerging technologies like AI, IoT, Blockchain, AR & VR, FinTech, MedTech, Data Analytics, Agri IoT, Automotive, ESDM, Gaming & Animation, HealthTech and LegalTech to promote startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and product creation in the country.

    Prior to joining of STPI, he served National Informatics Centre (NIC) in various capacities. He is serving as Chairman, AIC STPINEXT INITIATIVE and Director on the Board of Directors of MTNL-STPI IT Services Limited (MSITS) & Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (HARTRON). He has been contributing immensely in shaping up programs and policies of these entities. He is a member of Governing Body of School of Open Learning (SOL), Delhi University (DU) and a member on the Board of Governors (BoG) for the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) University, Bhubaneswar. He is also a member of standing committee of council of IIITs and coordination forum of IIITs (PPP) of MHRD, GoI.

    Dr. Rai has been educated in Banaras Hindu University (BHU) from where he earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D in Statistics.

  • Dr. Devesh Tyagi
    Dr. Devesh Tyagi

    Senior Director

    Software Technology Parks of India

  • Sh. Rajneesh Agrawal
    Sh. Rajneesh Agrawal


    Software Technology Parks of India,Noida

  • Sh. Surya Kumar Pattanayak
    Sh. Surya Kumar Pattanayak


    Software Technology Parks Of India,Lucknow

  • Sh. Praveen Kumar Dwivedi
    Sh. Praveen Kumar Dwivedi

    Joint Director

    Software Technology Parks Of India,Lucknow

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