Bengaluru: Minister for IT-BT and Science and Technology Dr. C. N. Aswath Narayan released the five-point declaration document adopted at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022 as the curtains went down on the 25th edition of the IT meet here on Friday November 18.
The declaration document envisages establishing a start-up park near there Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, setting up of R&D labs in 50 colleges of Karnataka State, establishment of science and technology research centres in universities, achieving synergy between educational institutions and the IT- BT companies and establishing relations between academia and educational institutions.
The declaration document was released in the presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal.
Speaking at the valedictory function of the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022, the Minister said that the meet saw 32 participating countries, 4.52 lakh visitors that reached out to about 4.99 crore visitors through the social media and other forms of media. He said 26,000 registered delegates participated in the meet and about 50,000 visited the stalls. He said 12 MoUs were signed and 28 new products were launched at the meet.
Further elaborating on the number of foreign delegations, the Minister said three high-level ministerial delegations visited the meet from foreign countries and nine high-level delegations held talks with the State Government. He said many have expressed their interest to invest in the State’s tech sector.