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Omkar Rai

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Omkar Rai
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Director General of the Software Technology Park of India
Assumed office
1 August 2012
Appointed byAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
Personal details
Born (1964-12-25) 25 December 1964 (age 56)[1]
Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Alma materBanaras Hindu University (M.Sc and PhD)
OccupationGovernment of India [1]

Omkar Rai (born 25 December 1964; IAST: Omkar Rai) is an Indian technocrat serving as current Director general of the Software Technology Park of India.[2][3]


Rai was born in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He holds a Ph.D from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and distinguished alumni.[4][5][6]


Rai is current chief of STPI[1]

As Development Commissioner, Special economic zone he set up first of its kind centre for development of software technology park in Varanasi.[7][8][9][10][11]

Rai has set-up India's first Center of excellence for Visual effects and Gaming computer in Hyderabad.[12][13][14][15]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "STPI chief Omkar Rai Director General STPI". outlookindia.com/. Retrieved 2018-10-10.
  2. Sep 27, IW News Service |; Economics, 2019 |; State | (2019-09-27). "STPI DG Omkar Rai calls on Odisha CM Naveen Patnai today". India Whispers. Retrieved 2020-02-18.
  3. "DG STPI Omkar Rai wins Indian Express Group's Technology Sabha Digital Icon Award". Tech Observer. 2018-11-26. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
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  5. "BHU Alumni Meet : महामना की बगिया से निकलीं आठ हस्तियों को किया सम्मानित, पीएम मोदी ने भेजा संदेश". livehindustan.com (in hindi). Retrieved 2020-02-20.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  6. HINDI, NYOOOZ. "BHU पुरातन छात्र समागम में बोले STPI के DG- भारत सॉफ्टवेयर डेवलपमेंट में बन रहा वर्ल्ड लीडर | Varanasi NYOOOZ". NYOOOZ HINDI (in hindi). Retrieved 2020-02-20.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  7. "Omkar Rai Inaugurates CRISP's Training Centre in Indore". News Experts. 2018-11-23. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  8. "एसटीपीआई महानिदेशक डॉ. ओंकार राय ने कहा- स्टार्टअप से बढ़ाएंगे छोटे शहरों में रोजगार". Amar Ujala. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  9. www.ETGovernment.com. "Budget 2020 bolsters India's tech prowess: DG STPI Omkar Rai - ET Government". ETGovernment.com. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  10. December 6, P. T. I.; December 6, 2017UPDATED; Ist, 2017 22:35. "Sceptics proved wrong on slowdown in IT industry; STPI DG". India Today. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  11. Jan 13, TNN |; 2009; Ist, 02:10. "City soon to witness tech-savvy park | Varanasi News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  12. Reporter, B. S. (2020-02-17). "India's first Centre of Excellence for gaming, VFX launched in Hyderabad". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2020-02-18.
  13. www.ETGovernment.com. "Budget 2020 bolsters India's tech prowess: DG STPI Omkar Rai - ET Government". ETGovernment.com. Retrieved 2020-02-18.
  14. "Startups to increase employment opportunities in smaller cities: STPI DG Dr Omkar Rai". lokusnews.com/. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  15. Chopra, Rahul (2016-05-12). "Dr Omkar Rai, director general, STPI Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) aims to facilitate the electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector in the country to move up the value chain. In a conversation with Sudeshna Das, senior executive editor". ElectronicsB2B. Retrieved 2020-02-20.

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