Reliance Communications bags West Bengal's e-governance project

Friday, 11 May 2007, 07:00 Hrs
Printer Print Email Email
New Delhi: Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Communications (RCOM) Wednesday acquired an e-governance project from the government of West Bengal for providing rural connectivity in its villages. According to an agreement signed between RCOM and the West Bengal government, RCOM will set up 1,860 common service centres (CSC) across the state. The project will also involve participation of Anil Ambani's other companies to offer innovative products and services in the fields of finance, healthcare, education, training, capacity building, entertainment and energy. "The signing of MoU with West Bengal Government is a leap forward in RCOM's endeavour to enter the eGovernance space and bridge the digital divide by providing world class ICT services in rural India," Prakash Bajpai, CEO, Enterprise Business, RCOM said in a statement. "We are glad that the Government of West Bengal has chosen RCOM to partner them in the CSC project aimed at upliftment of rural productivity and prosperity", he added.
Source: IANS
SPOTLIGHT
IBM announces programme
n a bid to recognise the contribution of developers in the open source community, Information ..
Google's Gboard gets offline
Google is adding an Artificially Intelligent (AI) offline dictation feature on its Gboard keyb..
Facebook denies cyber attack
Facebook ruled out a cyber attack on its products Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger, which suf..
Wipro opens third industrial
IT major Wipro Ltd on Thursday opened its centre of excellence for Industrial Internet of Things (..