The North East BPO Promotion Scheme (NEBPS)
, envisaged under Digital India Programme, seeks to incentivize establishment of 5000 seats in respect of BPO/ITES operations in North Eastern Region. The budget outlay for the scheme is of Rs. 50 Crore. This would help in capacity building in the region in terms of infra & manpower and would become basis for next wave of IT/ITES led growth.
Special incentives for :
- Financial support [Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) and/or Operational Expenditure (OPEX)] of up to 50% of expenditure per seat, with upper limit Rs 1 Lakh/seat.
- Women and specially enabled person employment
- Generating employment beyond target
- Local entrepreneur
- Training incentive
This scheme has potential to create employment opportunities of around 15000 direct jobs considering three shift operations. It may also create good number of indirect jobs.