Government of Jharkhand signs MoU with Microsoft India to improve citizen services

Microsoft has been working closely with several state governments in India to support their digital infrastructure, enhance their citizen services and improve governance operations. Last week, Microsoft India and the Government of Jharkhand signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the ‘Momentum Jharkhand: Global Investors’ Summit & Trade Exhibition’ today to take advantage of cloud technologies, machine learning and mobile based solutions to improve citizen services and provide better facilities in the fields of education and agriculture.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri. Umesh Prasad Sah, Director – IT, Department of IT and e-governance, Government of Jharkhand, said the following.

“Microsoft will work with the Government of Jharkhand to support the development of cloud and mobile-based solutions and support the use of machine learning and advanced visualization to help solve challenges in the fields of agriculture and education.”

Sanjeev Gupta, Country General Manager – Public Sector, Microsoft India, said the following.

“Over the past year we have experimented with cloud, mobile and machine learning based solutions for better citizen connect as well as to help students and farmers in India. We are happy to bring the power of Microsoft cloud technologies, machine learning and data analytics to the State of Jharkhand. We look forward to supporting the Government of Jharkhand in its effort to enhance citizen services and drive digital inclusion.”

This MoU with Microsoft will help the Jharkhand Government access the best of Microsoft’s technology and expertise.