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TN to unveil electronic hardware manufacturing policy soon:OPS

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The government would shortly unveil an aimed at making the State a for electronic hardware, deputy O said Friday.

Presenting the budget for the year 2019-20, Panneerselvam, who holds the ministry portfolio, said an Policy 2018 was already unveiled by K Palaniswami.

The will be released shortly that will facilitate making the State a top most for electronic hardware, he said.

said the government would set up a Centre of Excellence for Emerging Technologies under TNeGA (Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency) to harness artificial intelligence, machine learning, block chain, big data and Internet of Things.

For the year 2017-18, he said, total from was at Rs 1,11,179 crore.

said the government has accorded approval to extend State Wide Area Network Phase-II operations and to integrate it with TAMILNET at a cost of Rs 443.64 crore.

He said the government was in the process of implementing BharatNet through which would connect village panchayats through optice fibre.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 17:45 IST