• Availability of educated
low-cost human resource.
• The state Government has announced the IT Policy 2000; IT
sector identified as thrust sector by state government.
• State Govt. taking initiative to promote IT education in
schools and e-Governance.
• Tripura considered the second best IT destination in the
North East after Guwahati; Potential for setting up of
• Special Incentives for IT industries in the new Tripura
Incentive Scheme 2007.
IT sector (including IT-enabled services) has been
identified as one of major potential growth sectors by the
state. The literacy rate of the State is about 74% now,
which is higher than the national average. IT industry being
a knowledge-based industry, educated human resource is the
most promising resource of the State. It also has good
network of schools and colleges spread across the State,
including a National Institute of Technology (NIT), 2(two)
Polytechnic colleges and 8 (eight) ITIs. For development of
Human Resources for Information Technology through adoption
of IT education, for boosting up investment in IT sector and
also for promotion of Electronic Governance, the State
Government has announced the IT POLICY 2000. The detailed IT
Policy of the Government of Tripura is available at URL:
Tripura has been considered the second best IT destination
in the North East, after Assam, in an independent study
conducted by NEDFI. The state government has also accorded
special status to this industry and special incentives have
been announced for IT industry in the new Incentive Package.
Already Community Information Centres (CICs) had been set up
in 40 rural development block. Another 45 numbers of Common
Service Centre (CSCs) are proposed to be set up at the
village level for delivery of citizen centric services. A
regional institute of e-learning & Information Technology
would be set up at Agartala by DOEACC. An IT park is being