HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Government Tuesday said it had constituted an empowered Consultative Committee on Information Technology Industry comprising representatives from government and the industry. The idea is to ensure incentives in a speedy, timely and transparent manner.
The CCITI, which will meet periodically, is being given more teeth in terms of recommending, approving, rejecting and defering any application for incentives. It will act as a single window for all incentives announced through the IT Policy, Electronics Policy and AP Innovation and Startup Policy besides approving land allotments to IT companies. A GO issued in this regard said CCITI was part of the stipulations mandated in the AP IT Policy, Electronics Policy and Innovation & Startup Policy 2014-2020. The proposed committee will representatives from ITE&C and Industries departments, APIIC, ITsAP, ELIAP, VITA, , CII, NASSCOM etc.
Eye on incubators
The AP Government also constituted a Selection Committee to scrutinize interested pilot incubators for Technology Research & Innovation Park at Visakhapatnam and incubation centers across the State. The panel is being set up as part of the AP Startup policy.