Microsoft India announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Telangana to explore technology to improve citizen services, education, healthcare and agriculture in the state.
The partnership will leverage Microsoft’s expertise in Cloud, machine learning and mobile based solutions to improve its ICT enabled services.
MeeSeva, the e-governance initiative from the Govt of Telangana, has fetched 7 crore online transactions so far. Another initiative, TS-CLASS (Telangana State Computer Literacy and Skills in Schools, aims to revolutionize the way students are taught. The Government has collaborated with various partners to deploy IoT enabled solutions to improve healthcare delivery and agriculture facilities in remote areas.
Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Secretary, ITE&C, Government of Telangana, said, “The Government believes that ICT is the key to building not only a stronger economy but also an efficient and effective governance system. Through this partnership of ours with Microsoft, we are confident about bringing in advanced solutions pertaining to our initiatives under Digital Telangana program.”
Anil Bhansali, MD, Microsoft India (R&D), said, “Over the past year we have experimented with cloud, mobile and machine learning based solutions for better citizen connect as well as to help students, farmers and patients in India.”
Bhansali expressed his view that technology should empower every Indian, and today’s MOU will take us further in that journey.