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Saturday, December 3, 2022

A team led by Dr. C N Ashwath Narayan, Hon’ble Minister for Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood, Government of Karnataka held a roadshow in New Delhi, as part of the upcoming 25th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) 2022. 

The Dept of Electronics, IT, Bt, S&T, Government of Karnataka along with Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is organising the 25th edition of Asia’s largest Tech Summit which will be held physically from November 16th to 18th 2022 at the iconic Bangalore Palace with the central theme ‘Tech4NexGen’ and will focus on Electronics, IT, Deep Tech, Biotech as well as other Futuristic technologies such as Web3.0, Metaverse, NFT. 

The roadshow was also graced by the presence of Dr. E. V. Ramana Reddy, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Electronics, IT, Bt and S&T, Government of Karnataka, Shri Arvind Kumar, Director General, Software Technology Parks of India, Smt. Meena Nagaraj, IAS, Director, Department of Electronics, IT and Bt & Managing Director, KITS Government of Karnataka and Shri Shailendra Tyagi, Director, Software Technology Parks of India Bengaluru and Shri Jagdish Patankar of MM Activ the Event Curators. 

Dr. C N Ashwath Narayan interacted withindustry leaders and heads of  industry bodies on diverse topics like vision for USD 1 trillion digital economy, Karnataka’s leadership in nurturing Start up ecosystem, Future of GCCs, creating Talent pool, Skilling and making India global supply centre in diverse sectors. The roadshow also witnessed a presentation on Karnataka – The Innovation Hub by Smt. Meena Nagaraj, MD, KITS. 

BTS 2022 this year will consist of multi-track Conference on IT & Electronics, Deep Tech, Start-Ups & Biotech and Global Innovation Alliance consisting of over 16 country sessions as well as India USA Tech conclave. Over 350 domain experts from over 30 countries will address 70+ Sessions attracting 5000 business delegates. The other highlights include International Exhibition, STPI IT Export Awards, Smart Bio Awards, Bengaluru Impact Award to new Unicorns, National Rural IT Quiz, Bio Quiz and Bio Posters. The Summit will also witness the inauguration of the interactive Science Gallery Bengaluru that aims to bring Science back into Culture.