Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS)
The Karnataka Information Technology Services (KITS) was established on 7/12/2000 as a Society under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, to achieve the objectives contained in the Millennium Information Technology Policy.
To sustain and maintain the present pre-eminent position of Karnataka and Bangalore in the field of Biotechnology, the Government of Karnataka announced the Millennium Biotech Policy in the year 2000. Karnataka Information Technology Services was renamed as Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) vide Govt. Order No.ITD 02 PRM 2001, dated.19.09.2001.
This organization helps the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology in facilitating and promoting the Information Technology and Biotech sectors in the state by organizing as well as participating in Road shows, Trade shows, Conferences, Symposia, Seminars held at National and International levels. This enables to project the State and its potential for investments, implementation of its policies and programmes, assisting industries in getting quick clearances, administering incentives and concessions announced in state policies, etc. Vide Govt. Order No.ITD 02 PRM 2001, dated.19.09.2001. Karnataka Information Technology Services has been renamed as"Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS)".
KBITS provides secretarial services to the State Level Single Window Agency and High Level Committee, for quick clearance of the Information Technology and Biotechnology Projects in the State. KBITS assists the Directorate of Information Technology and Biotechnology, for administering incentives and concessions to Information Technology and Biotechnology companies. KBITS is made single point stop for providing all basic information that facilitates the establishment of IT & Biotech Industries in the State. KBITS is the Nodal Agency for implementing the decisions of Vision Group on IT and Vision Group on Biotechnology. KBITS promotes the growth of IT & Biotech companies by way of organizing, sponsoring and participating in National/International Workshops, Conferences, Exhibitions etc., KBITS has been instrumental in organizing the annual tradeshows viz BangaloreIT.biz (earlier called as BangaloreIT.in), Bangalore BIO and Bangalore Nano. KBITS coordinates promotional activities undertaken by institutions engaged in IT & Biotech area and work as a synergic liaison between Industry and Government.<<Read More>>