Information Technology and IT Enabled Services sector in India
is looking towards Tier-II and Tier-III cities to meet the
growing demands of the industry for sourcing its required
skilled manpower. The youth of Manipur have not only excelled
in the field of Sports, but have already established a
noticeable presence in the ITES industry in India. Many of
these young professionals have shown enterprise and skills
that have raised them to higher management positions in the
industry can look to Manipur as a small but good
source for IT manpower produced by such Institutions
University - Dept. of Computer Science (MCA
Institute of Technology (B.Tech.-Computer Science)
Imphal Centre (DOEACC A & B levels, MCA
Franchisees of Reputed IT Training organisations
Learning Centre at Manipur University ( CCNA)
Institute of Technology (NIT), Imphal
Institute of Management (MIMS) produces MBAs.
addition to the above, a large pool of manpower completing
their education and training in other States is in the
pipeline. Training in niche areas such as Medical
Transcription and 2D Animation are being imparted in Manipur.
To enhance the employability of the educated youth in the ITES
and Hospitality sectors, soft-skills training is also imparted
by private sector institutions. The pool of talented manpower
from Manipur is getting well aligned to the needs of the IT/ITES
industry. Broadly, the goal of the Government of Manipur is
working to facilitate the production and training of the
educated English-speaking youth of Manipur with the IT
qualifications and skill-set required by the IT/ITES industry
for their employment.
Infrastructure:Manipur State is
striving to score higher on being business-friendly in terms
of the available IT infrastructure. These include:
Technology Parks of India (STPI) unit of Imphal with
Earth station and OFC connectivity.
of IT infrastructure at Imphal to provide modern
office space for IT/ITES firms.
Power Supply – A dedicated 11KV power line has been
the IT Park.
connectivity and Internet over OFC – The PGCIL has
an OFC backbone running
on 132KV Towers which are extremely reliable. Terrestrial OFC of BSNL and AirTel are also available.
on the move – Various Telcos like BSNL, Tata Indicom,
Airtel etc. are providing Wireless Internet across