Software Technology Parks of India today invited bids for 33,530 seats entailing maximum subsidy outgo of Rs 340 crore for business process outsourcing centres in small towns and north-eastern states.
The government will provide financial support of up to Rs 1 lakh per seat under two plans -- India BPO Promotion Scheme and North East BPO Promotion Scheme.
Many BPOs in the country hire 1-3 persons per seat.
"The maximum financial support is up to Rs 1 lakh per seat. Then, there are special incentives also under the schemes. We have provisioning of up to Rs 340 crore, if all seats in the bid qualify for Rs 1 lakh financial support as well as special incentives," STPI Director General Omkar Rai told
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