Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Jharkhand government partners with Oracle to boost IT infrastructure

Jharkhand government partners with Oracle to boost IT infrastructure(आधारिक संरचना) 

In a bid to ramp up its IT infrastructure, the Jharkhand government on Monday signed a Memorandum(ज्ञापन)  of Understanding with US-based technology major Oracle to enhance(बढ़ाने) delivery of services to citizens as well as make the State more attractive for startups. “We are ramping (अपेक्षाओं) up IT infrastructure in the State and have initiated programs in this direction. We are undertaking continued efforts to bridge the gap between the government and the citizens through use of IT,” Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, said at an event in New Delhi.  He added that the government of Jharkhand and Oracle will jointly explore and identify areas in which Oracle’s cloud-based technologies can be used to support entrepreneurship.  The CM also asked Oracle to explore the option of opening a state-of-the-art software development centre in the State. “We will collaborate (सहयोग) to create proof of concepts and help new startups using Oracle cloud-based platforms to operationalize citizen services and startup centres that would further the vision of the CM to increase employment and alleviate poverty,” Oracle CEO Safra Catz said.

Stating that India is one of the “greatest possible opportunity”, Ms Catz said that cloud is triggering broad innovation within the technology industry and will drive change and increase efficiency within emerging economies like India.

Oracle’s cloud services will be used to support the State by providing transparent governance, the Jharkhand government said, adding that the tech giant’s expertise in areas of ICT infrastructure, real estate, health, education, housing for Ranchi smart city project will also be utilised.

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