Member Profile

Mr. Manas Ranjan Panda

Mr. Manas Ranjan Panda

Jurisdictional Director, STPI-Bhubaneswar & STPI-Guwahati

Shri Manas Ranjan Panda is the Director of Software Technology Parks of India, (STPI), Guwahati under Ministry of Electronics & IT, Government of India which is responsible for promoting exports of Software & Services from the North Eastern States. He is also Director of STPI-Bhubaneswar looking after states like Odisha, Bihar & Jharkhand.


Graduated in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering and backed by Management degree, he is associated with STPI and served in various capacities at STPI-Noida and STPI-Kolkata in the past.


Projects like setting up of  CoEs like Electropreneur Park, Augmented and Virtual Reality (VARCoE),  Setting up of Tier III Data center, FAB Lab, Setting up new STPI centers are being implemented under his supervision.


He is in member of Boards of OCAC, Special Single Window Clarence Committee for IT Investment, Odisha Startup Council, IIIT search committee and various High-Level Committees constituted by Govt. of Odisha & Govt. of India and has contributed significantly in drafting and implementing various policies like State ICT Policy, Startup Policy, Export Policy, BPO Policy, ESDM Policy, Right of Way, IT Park, e-Governance etc. He is continuously working on Promoting bilateral trade relations with other countries like USA, Japan, Germany, UK, Australia, UAE & Ethiopia in IT/ITES sector.