Bhubaneswar, Nov 2: Providing another impetus to the State’s ambition of becoming a Semiconductor hub, Government of Odisha successfully hosted Odisha4Silicon-2023, a pioneering initiative to build a robust semiconductor ecosystem in the State.
The event saw the gathering of numerous national and global stakeholders from the semiconductor and ESDM ecosystem.
Addressing the event through video messege, Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, accentuated that Odisha4Silicon-2023 will enable to create a vibrant semiconductor ecosystem, driving innovation, economic growth, and generate employment opportunities for our people and help in achieving inclusive growth of our State.
Speaking in the event, Tusharkanti Behera, Minister, Electronics and IT, Sports and Youth Services, and Home shared his valuable insights on the evolution of Odisha’s tech ecosystem and the opportunities present in the semiconductor domain. He reiterated State’s strong commitment to positioning Odisha as a prime destination for investors, entrepreneurs, and innovators in both the IT and semiconductor sectors.
Odisha4Silicon-2023, a key initiative by the state government, has further solidified Odisha's position as a compelling destination for investments and innovation in the semiconductor domain. The event covered pivotal themes such as talent transformation, chip architecture, and chip design and was enriched by some insightful panel discussions.
During the event, three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) were signed, paving the way for new partnerships and collaborations in the semiconductor sector. As per the MoU with IESA, the association will facilitate Government of Odisha in development of capacity building programs and in the promotion of the state’s semiconductor ecosystem through organization of events and conceptualization of knowledge material.