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IIT Madras sign MoU with TN e-Governance agency

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Agency here, to enhance data driven governence in education, health care and agriculture sectors.

"We believe that by teaming up with the TNeGA we can contribute towards multiple pillars of the government, covering areas such as education, health-care and agriculture," IIT department of management studies assistant said.

Commenting on the tie-up with IIT Madras, TN Agency CEO, said, "Government is the first state government to collaborate with IIT-M for harnessing the power of and blockchain technology in areas of health, and agriculture."

IIT Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research Dean, exchanged documents with Misra at an event here.

The collaboration seeks to take up research relating to data science for government and e-governance, capacity building in the areas of data science, information and communication technology, among others.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 17:20 IST