Bhubaneswar:10/11/23: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Synopsys’s new center in Bhubaneswar, putting a new milestone in the semiconductor journey of Odisha. The center will be Synopsys’s First Design and R&D unit in Eastern India where hundreds of highly skilled VLSI & Semiconductor Design Engineers will work.
Inaugurating the center CM said, Odisha has emerged as a ‘Destination of the future’ with a growing scale of investment, talent pool & ambition. CM added Odisha Govt has taken a range of bold & pioneering initiatives to lay a strong foundation for a future where the state will emerge as a key player in the semiconductor landscape.
CM hoped the Synopsys Bhubaneswar Centre would foster innovation & economic growth, and create job opportunities for youths. CM added it will help realise state’s vision & capability to transform into an ideal semiconductor hub and technology-driven enterprises.
Synopsys is a world leader and provider of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software and associated services. It offers world’s most advanced technologies for chip design, verification, IP integration, and software security and quality testing.
The company’s product portfolio also includes application security, semiconductor IP, verification, design and silicon engineering.
Synopsysis having 35+ years in business, 5+ billion USD annual revenue, and 19,000+ employees worldwide have established its First Design and R&D unit of Eastern India at Bhubaneswar.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Chairman 5T Initiatives & Nabin Odisha VK Pandian, Minister of State, Electronics & IT, Sports & Youth Services & Home, Tusharkanti Behera, Principal Secretary, Electronics and IT Department, Manoj Kumar Mishra, Special Secretary, Electronics and IT Department, Manas Panda, Vice President, Synopsys Amit Sanhgani, SVP (HAT) Synopsys Dr. Shivananda Koteshwar, Group Director (R&D), Synopsys India Rashmi Ranjan Mohapatra and other senior officers from State & Central Government, leaders & Professionals of Synopsys.
Echoing similar sentiments and calling Synopsys the anchor organization in the ESDM & Semiconductor space in Odisha, Minister Electronics & IT Department Tusharkanti Behera added, “Now with the seeding of the advanced technologies for chip design from Odisha, Synopsys has taken a leading role to showcase its deep-rooted belief in State’s Potential and capabilities in Semiconductor sector. The new center shall stand as a symbol of State’s potential as an emerging hub for ESDM & Semiconductor with Technological excellence”.
Recently during the visit of a high-level State delegation to USA, meeting was held with senior leadership team of Synopsys Inc. to discuss on setting up of its centre in Bhubaneswar.
With grounding of the Project and inauguration of Synopsys Bhubaneswar, the mission has been successful said Manoj Kumar Mishra, Principal Secretary, Electronics and IT Department.
With the inauguration of Synopsys, Bhubaneswar, the new center shall contribute immensely for building a larger ESDM ecosystem, creating employment opportunities for youths, and act as a catalyst for overall growth of the ESDM and semiconductor Industry as well as economy of Odisha.