The Tamil Nadu government would shortly unveil an electronics hardware manufacturing policy aimed at making the State a manufacturing hub for electronic hardware, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam said Friday.
Presenting the budget for the year 2019-20, Panneerselvam, who holds the finance ministry portfolio, said an Information Communication Technology Policy 2018 was already unveiled by Chief Minister K Palaniswami.
Panneerselvam 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.
He said the government was in the process of implementing BharatNet through Tamil Nadu Fibernet Corporation which would connect village panchayats through optice fibre.
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