Indian company "Embassy Group" plans to have its first technology park in Europe built in Inđija in mid-2008. IN that way, the largest "Greenfield investment" in Serbia will be realized with the investments of at least 600m USD and expected export worth 2 billion USD. REalization of project will lead to creation of 25,000 jobs.
Minister of Economy and Regional Development, Mladjan Dinkić, the owner of Indian ‘Embassy Group’, Dzitu Virvani, and Mayor of Indjija (www.indjija.net), Goran Ješić, signed the Memorandum of understanding on September 25, 2007, for construction of technology (IT) park in Inđija.
Minister Dinkić explained that, in the first year of realization of project, construction
of about 25,000 square meters of office space was planned, as well as
hiring of about 2,500 workers.
- If everything goes as planned, within five years, the surface under office space will be increased ten times - Dinkić explained and added that the funds would be set aside from the budget for 2008 for realization of infrastructure of business facilities in the technology park.
People from the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development hope that this Indian company would bring its partners to Serbia, the largest IT companies, such as IBM and
- This project will provide basic conditions for large number of our young and talented people in IT sector to stay in the country and to be extra-paid for what they do best, and some of them, who work for years abroad, will be able to return with their families to Serbia - Goran Ješić explained and added that Municipality of Inđija had already provided building land.
It is interesting that company "Embassy group" decided for Serbia as destination for construction of technology park among all countries of East Europe. Dinkić said that American companies IBM and "Hewlett Packard" had already expressed interest in moving into technology park in Inđija.