Special Correspondent

BANGALORE: A comprehensive policy to encourage the semiconductor industry in Karnataka will be released in a few weeks.

It aims at creating a necessary ecosystem to kick start the growth of all elements of the semiconductor business, including manufacture, and will have provisions that will encourage global players to pitch their tents in the State for work in areas such as embedded systems and solar energy technology, Ashok Kumar Manoli, Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science and Technology, said here on Tuesday. He was addressing the inaugural session of the “Embedded Systems Conference 2008.”