Jharkhand signs MoU with Microsoft to leverage cloud technologies

e-governance and technology

The Government of Jharkhand signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft India to leverage cloud technologies to drive the state’s digital ambitions.

Under this MoU, Microsoft will support the state government to explore cloud, machine learning and mobile based solutions aimed at improving citizen services and to provide better facilities in the fields of education and agriculture.

The Government of Jharkhand has been using an advanced IT infrastructure to provide citizen services and aggressively driving technology led programmes such as Skill India and Digital India.

Today’s MoU with Microsoft will help the Government access the best of Microsoft’s technology and expertise for the improvement of digital services to citizens and drive digital inclusion in the state.

“Microsoft will work with the Government of Jharkhand to support the development of cloud and mobile-based solutions and support the use of machine learning and advanced visualization to help solve challenges in the fields of agriculture and education,” said Umesh Prasad Sah, Director – IT, Department of IT and e-governance, Government of Jharkhand.

Microsoft has been working closely with several state governments in India to support their digital infrastructure, enhance their citizen services and drive efficiencies in their administrative and governance operations.