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Karnataka Digital Economy Mission is a Section 8 organization designed to function as the knowledge bridge between the Government of Karnataka and industry with a view of accelerating the growth and investments of the IT, BT and S&T sectors in Karnataka.
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Karnataka in general and Bengaluru in particular has witnessed heady growth in IT and BT sectors from early 2000. The coming decade promises even more growth, with the maturity of the IT and startup ecosystems in Bengaluru City, which is consistently ranked among the Top 30 Global Startup Ecosystems in the World.

The Karnataka Digital Economy Mission promises to harness the unlimited potential of the digital economy of Karnataka to transform the lives of the people in the state. The IT ecosystem not only uplifts lives of professionals in the industry, but also powers millions of other ancillary jobs across other industries.

Core objectives

  • Support technology investments in Karnataka
  • Support the Department of IT / BT, S&T 
  • Help structure promotional efforts abroad
  • Help position Karnataka well with technology-sector-specific investment reports
  • Sponsor and organize research to uncover technology opportunities
  • Provide  feedback to government departments on the policy initiatives needed to attract further investments
  • Act as a bridge between government and industry
  • Build a comprehensive Vision Document with strategy and roadmap directions
  • To build Brand Karnataka and enhance our leadership position across segments

Focus areas

KDEM will help guide growth and investments in 5 core sectors. An advocacy council will be set up for each vertical which will guide the management in its goals. A vision document will help provide the strategy for each vertical along with implementation roadmaps. KDEM will also facilitate execution of short-term and long-term projects. The focus will be to achieve annual goals, increase investment flow and align existing activities within the overall KDEM Goals without conflicting with KITS policy implementation framework.

IT Products & Services, BPM and GCC Promotion

Innovation & Startups

Beyond Bengaluru

Talent Accelerator