Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to give land to IT companies on a 99-year lease period instead of the present 33 years to boost the Information Technology sector.

The state government has issued orders for making this change in the Information Technology policy, official sources said today.

Now, land to industrial houses making investment in the state will be given on a 99-year lease on case-to-case basis.

There will also be a provision to renew the lease further.