Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), an autonomous society under Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Dept. of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India has been set up with distinct focus to boost up Software export from the country.
STPI Headquarters is located in New Delhi with 53 Centres spread across the Country functioning under the Leadership of Dr. Omkar Rai, Director General. STPI is constantly working with an objective to implement STP/EHTP scheme formulated by Govt. of India, set up and manage infrastructural facilities.
The Governing Council (GC) is the apex management body of STPI, which directs and oversees the overall functioning of STPI and provides policy direction. The Hon’ble Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Government of India is the "Chairman" of the Governing Council. The Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Information Technology, is the "Vice Chairman" of the Governing Council. The members of the Governing Council are representatives from Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Telecommunications, Department of Electronics and Information Technology and IT industry associations.
The Director General (DG) is the Member Secretary of Governing Council of STPI and is responsible for the management and running of STPI under the guidance of the Governing Council. DG is delegated with necessary executive powers and authority for efficient running of the Society.
Executive Committee of Directors
The Executive Committee of Directors (ECOD), an organ of the society as per the Memorandum, shall perform functions i.e examination of new proposals/ schemes and budget, review and rationalization of system and management practices relating to common issues such as staff matters including review of promotions and staff welfare, service conditions, delegation of powers, examination of proposals for deputation of personnel abroad for project based assignments including equipment procurement, examination of proposals for writing off irrecoverable dues and obsolete store. In addition to the matters as mentioned above, examination of all other proposals involving financial implications including regulation of financial powers of various officers and any other matter which the Governing Council may remit to it for consideration and advice. Except where the power are vested in the ECOD, it shall render advice to the Governing Council.
ECOD may constitute a Finance Sub Committee to advise on the management systems relating to finance and accounts and in addition, to deal with financial proposals for expenditure as well as resource mobilization and make recommendations which shall be considered by ECOD before submission to the Governing Council. Jurisdiction of the sub-committee shall cover also the budget, delegation of financial powers, costing for the services rendered by the STPI to other organizations (public and private sector companies) and consideration of Statutory Audit reports.
Standing Executive Board (SEB)
Standing Executive Board (SEB) is constituted for each State where the STPI has a Centre to act as an interface with the industry and the State Government for policy and operational issues. The SEBs shall also prepare the future expansion plans for the Centre/Sub Centers, augmentation of facilities, Annual Plan and Budget for each STP and advise the Chief Executive Officer. Officers in Charge of the Centers/Sub Centers shall attend the SEB meetings. DG may co-opt any other person, as may be necessary.
Senior Director (SD) is the Head of STPI Headquarter office. SD acts as Jurisdictional Director for administration of STP/EHTP schemes.
Director is the technical and administrative head of STPI Center. Director acts as Jurisdictional Director for administration of STP/EHTP schemes in respective jurisdictions.