It was decided at the summit meeting that high-tech cities will be set up among other new additions to Bengaluru.
Story so far: The creation of a startup park close to the airport has been proposed by Karnataka Chief Minister Basvaraj Bommai as part of a significant push for Bengaluru’s information and technology sectors. The park will serve industries including agritech and aerospace technologies. To spur the next phase of growth, this park will be multi-modal and open to startups in a range of industries.
- The summit is said to be Asia’s most prestigious and sought-after technology summit.
- The 25th edition of the event is a three-day event.
High-tech cities: In order to encourage the growth of knowledge and technology sectors in the state, the government will also establish six new high-tech cities (knowledge, science, and tech cities) throughout the state.
- These facilities will house the best research and development facilities, and they will support startups, biotechnology, and information technology.