Microsoft India shake hands with Assam Govt to enable e-governance services
Source :NewsBharati   Date :23-Dec-2017

Guwahati, December 23: Microsoft India joined hands with Assam government in order to facilitate convenient governance services through digital platforms. Microsoft India said it will continue to partner with Assam to enable better e-governance services in the state. 

The company was the first global public cloud service provider to be accredited by the ministry of electronics and information technology, it said in a release on Friday.

Microsoft technologies power several core e-governance and critical projects in Assam, the company release said.

The tech major is engaged with Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd for their initiatives in the field of internal workplace modernisation, and is also associated with departments such commercial tax and treasury, it said.

During a digital conclave in the city on Thursday, the company discussed its focus on better e-governance services in Assam, in alignment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India mission.

"We believe the next step of growth will be to move beyond just the Internet and leverage the power of the cloud, artificial intelligence, IoT (Internet of things) and data. We are very keen to partner with Assam on this journey," said Ashutosh Chadha, group director, government affairs and public policy, Microsoft India.