Dr. Omkar Rai

Dr. Omkar Rai

Director General
Software Technology Parks of India

Dr. Omkar Rai has contributed immensely in repositioning of STPI with focus on Innovation and dispersal of IT/ESDM industry beyond metros. He has over 20 years of unique experience in formulating Government policies and measures in IT and ESDM sector. He is promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and product creation in the country through his Incubation programme. Under his leadership, STPI has endeavoured setting up of an Electropreneur Park. He is also leading the conceptualization and implementation of virtual and physical VLSI incubation programme for fabless designing and Characterization labs for chip testing support for ESDM sector.

Prior to STPI, he served National Informatics Centre. He is serving as Director on the Board of Directors of MTNL-STPI IT Services Limited, National Internet Exchange of India and Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited. He is also associated with School of Open Learning , Delhi University as an Executive Council Nominee on their Governing Body, serving on the Board of Governors for the International Institute of Information Technology University, Bhubaneswar and also a member of prestigious Business Cell of Banaras Hindu University. He is the member in the vision group/advisory group for Electronics and IT Department, Government of Odisha constituted for growth of the IT/ITES/ESDM sector in the state. He is also a member of IT Advisory Committee assisting the DIT, Government of Goa.