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Blockchain can transform e-governance: Devendra Fadnavis

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Chief Minister on Thursday said that can transform e-governance, and that governments must start interacting with providers to find a solution to put them to the best possible use.

"over the years have changed the world, first we connected places, then people and now we are connecting things, but is one level up and it's not just Internet of (IoT) but, it is internet of trust, internet of values and it is going to change the entire space of governance," said while inaugurating the Summit (MTECH), jointly organised by FICCI and government of in

He also informed the press that has unveiled its public cloud policy, which will allow all government departments to access public cloud.

This will accelerate and open up entire new area for investment by the private entrepreneurs to make available newest technologies for all the departments.

"Government of Maharashtra, for the past three years, has been trying to create an ecosystem for adopting technologies into governance. We feel that brings, efficiency, transparency, accountability and accessibility and that is why we have been trying to assimilate the newest technologies into all our governance. Smart cities, which needs smart and accountable governance, require strong to provide all services and activities in an accountable and transparent manner," added.

The further invited start-ups to come up with on governance which could become a part of the state government's

Earlier in the opening address, SVR Srinivas, - IT, said that is a tsunami coming up.

"Since Blockchain is a new upcoming technology, industry needs supportive policies framework to bring focus on growth and development of this emerging area," President, FICCI, Rashesh Shah.

He also expressed FICCI's enthusiasm to collaborate more with the government.

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First Published: Thu, January 18 2018. 18:51 IST