Shri Prashanth Kumar Mishra, IAS
Managing Director, KBITS
Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) was set up vide Govt. Order No. ITD 02 PRM 2001, dated 19.09.2001. KBITS helps the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology in facilitating and promoting the Information Technology and Biotech sectors in the state by organizing as well as participating in Road shows, Trade shows, Conferences, Symposia, Seminars held at National and International levels. This enables to project the State and its potential for investments, implementation of its policies and programmes, assisting industries in getting quick clearances, administering incentives and concessions announced in state policies, etc.
KBITS is the Nodal Agency for implementing the decisions of Vision Group on IT and Vision Group on Biotechnology. KBITS has been instrumental in organizing the annual tradeshows viz BangaloreIT.biz (earlier called as BangaloreIT.in), Bangalore BIO and Bangalore Nano. KBITS coordinates promotional activities undertaken by institutions engaged in IT & Biotech area and work as a synergic liaison between Industry and Government.