News : Andhra Pradesh to Tie Up with Google for Tech Support
Hyderbad, Sept 26, 2014 -- The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to forge a tie-up with the technology provider Google India for mutual cooperation. The government will engage Google as the primary and preferred technology provider for software and services.
Sources said that the MoU is not for employment generation but to assist the government in the education sector, digital literacy and building mobile websites. It is towards helping the government in building a knowledge society.
Google will work closely with the Education Department for Internet safety training in identified schools, preparation of curriculum for internet safety. For promoting digital literacy, it will provide training for government officials and legislators. The other areas of cooperation are for building mobile websites and helping women get online.
The technology provider will also help in promoting SME Heroes -- by creating and highlighting successful SME stories from the State, hosting an event in the State, building the Vernacular web by providing help to get Telugu content online and converting government websites and e-governance websites to mobile websites.
In line with Mr.Naidu’s vision for expanding e-governance, the blue print for State Enterprise Architecture for e-governance will be launched as also the revamped portals of the State and districts, the sources added.
Taking Mee Seva programme literally into the hands of people, Mr. Naidu will also launch Mobile Mee Seva for online provision of services included in ‘Category A’ like provision of Adangal, birth certificate etc., through their cell phones.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Monday, September 29, 2014