About Us

STPI-Guwahati is one of the nine STPI jurisdictions having its main centre in Guwahati, Assam.
STPI–Guwahati centre was established in 2000 to fulfil the objective of organisation like implementing STP/EHTP Schemes, setting up & managing infrastructure facilities, and providing other services like technology assessment and project management consultancy in North East Region.

Presently STPI-Guwahati has 10 sub-centres in Agartala, Aizawl, Durgapur, Gangtok, Haldia, Imphal, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Shillong, and Siliguri. In FY 2020-21, STPI-registered units under STPI-Guwahati jurisdiction contributed Rs. 7,433.52 crore software exports.

The Beginning

of Guwahati

STPI-Guwahati Centre become operational in 2000 and started providing statutory services to IT /ITeS units registered under the STP Scheme and hardware manufacturing units under EHTP Scheme. In 2000, STPI-Guwahati approved 30 units.

The Growth Booster in North-East India

The Role of STPI in the growth of the IT industry has been tremendous, especially in the case of start-up SMEs. STP scheme the catalyst The STP scheme is a 100 percent export-oriented scheme for the development and export of computer software, including export of professional services using communication links or physical media. This scheme is unique in its nature as it focuses on one product/sector, i.e. computer software. The scheme integrates the government concept of 100 percent Export Oriented Units (EOUs) and Export Processing Zones (EPZs) and the concept of Science Parks/Technology Parks, as operating elsewhere in the world. The total exports from the STPI-registered units under STPI-Guwahati in FY 2020-21 touches Rs. 7,433.52 crore.

New Initiatives

OctaNE

OctaNE, an internetworked group of 8 CoEs & SIZs at the 8 capital cities of North East including IoT in Agriculture CoE/SIZ at Guwahati, Emerging Tech (AR/VR) CoE/SIZ at Imphal, Gaming & Animation CoE/SIZ at Shillong, Data Analytics & AI CoE/SIZ at Agartala, IT Applications in Graphics Design CoE/SIZ at Kohima, IT Application in Healthcare & AgriTech CoE/SIZ at Gangtok, Gaming & Entertainment CoE/SIZ at Aizwal & GIS Applications (including Drone Technology) CoE/SIZ at Itanagar. STPI plans to foster 367 startups in 5 years in the areas of IoT in Agriculture, Emerging Tech (AR/VR), Gaming & Animation, Data Analytics & AI, IT Applications in Graphics Design, IT Application in Healthcare & AgriTech, Gaming & Entertainment & GIS Applications (including Drone Technology).

Octane

OctaNE has been incubating startups in new and emerging technologies in the areas of electronics and IT while providing a robust platform for startups, with single umbrella support services like mentorship services, seed capital assistance, marketing support (including IPR protection) etc. This CoE will create employment opportunities in new innovative startup units, develop a tinkering and innovation culture amongst students and professionals by establishing innovation zones for startups, and facilitate E-Commerce activities and applications.

STPI-Guwahati's Sub-Centers:

STPI has expanded its presence pan-India since its inception in 1991 with 3 centres to disperse tech-driven entrepreneurship to Tier-II/III cities. Today, STPI has 61 centres of which 53 centres are in Tier-II/III cities. These centres have been playing a pivotal role in boosting IT/ITeS/ESDM exports from the respective region, generating employment, and fostering startups to develop software products.

Below timeline represents STPI-Guwahati's Sub-centres along with their year of establishment

Agartala

2017

Mr. Shibendu Debbarma

2nd floor, Lichu Bagan Market Complex, Lichubagan, Agartala, Tripura
shibendu@stpi.in
9436120846

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Aizawl

2014

Mr Sunit Pillai

Ganga Shopping Complex, Sector-29, Noida - 201303 Uttar Pradesh
sunit.pillai@stpi.in
87877 49964

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Durgapur

2004

Mr. Rajib Kr. Das

Sahid Sukumar Banerjee Sarani, Opp to Spencers, Bidhannagar, Durgapur, West Bengal 713212
rajib.das@stpi.in
9831899271

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Gangtok

2004

Mr. Vibhuti Raman Tiwari

NH-31A, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102
vibhutiraman.tiwari@stpi.in
9229245438

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Haldia

2007

Mr. Sahadeb Jana

Plot No. 149, Bhabanipur, Haldia - 721602 (West Bengal)
sahadeb.jana@stpi.in
8800576886

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Imphal

2004

Mr. Heigrujam Arun Kumar Singh

MSTRC Complex, Mantripukhri, Imphal - 795001 Manipur
arunkumar.singh@stpi.in
9880830127

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Kharagpur

2004

Mr. Abhishek Kumar

Plot No. 3, WBIDC Industrial Growth Center, Sector B, Nimpura, Kharagpur, West Bengal 721303
abhishek.kumar@stpi.in
7042636026

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Kohima

2021

Sh. Arun Kumar Singh

Directorate of Information Technology & Communication, Thizama Road , Kohima, Nagaland - 797001
arunkumar.singh@stpi.in
9880830127

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Kolkata

2001

Mr. Manajit Kumar Nayak 

2nd Floor, Webel STP II Building, DN - 53, Sector- V, Salt Lake, Kolkata -700091, West Bengal
manjit.nayak@stpi.in
9831773355

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Shillong

2007

Mr. Paresh Kumar Thakuria

Short Round Road, East Khasi Hills, Lumjingshai, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
paresh.thakuria@stpi.in
9856035023

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Siliguri

2006

Mr. Arindam Ray Mondal

Plot-86, Matigara, Opposite Uttarayan, Dist-Darjeeling, Siliguri - 734010
arindam.raymondal@stpi.in
9831080329

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