The Rajasthan government signed two agreements with worldwide networking giant Cisco for further quickening digital transformation of the state.
Under the agreement, Cisco will launch roll out digital classrooms in women colleges to support and propel women working in technology sector and secondly giving technological intervention for water management in the state.
“To be in tandem with the changing times, we need to have smart people that know technology. Those who will not advance themselves with the technology will fall behind.”
“The new statement of intent (SoI) in education sector will make a lot of difference in the lives of girls who wish to work in the industry,” said Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister during a gathering at SMS Convention Centre.
Video-empowered digital classrooms in women colleges will cover 10,000 students over one year in rural and urban areas of the state to impart IT skills and make them professionals who are industry ready.
On the other hand, water management solutions offer near real-time visibility across the state’s water resources through Internet of Things (IoT) water sensors that transmit data on water levels and flows.
Before SOI exchange, four departments including energy department, water resources department, labour department and higher and technical education department officials gave their presentation for the need of IT intervention to enhance services.
Earlier in the day, the CM inaugurated the Network Operations Center at Jaipur Development Authority which will have a single view of all data generated by Cisco Smart + Connected Digital Platform to manage the city with increased operational efficiency and productivity, enabling the government to provide quality infrastructure and services to citizens and tourists.
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Sameeksha Bhardwaj, From ITvoir News Desk