State logs on to IT firms, signs MOU
18th January 2019, 02:45 Hrs
the goan I network
The Government of Goa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Thursday with two big IT companies for developing software related solutions for road safety, inventory of land registration transactions and some other services.
Another MOU was also signed with a multi-organization conglomerate ELEVEN O1 to boost the blockchain startup platform in Goa.
IT Secretary Ameya Abhyankar signed the MOU on behalf of the State government with INTELL, INTUIT and ELEVEN 01 officials on Thursday.
“There will be no financial implication on the State government. It is an initiative to boost IT startups in Goa,” Abhyankar told the media.
The Goa government had engagement with INTEL country head Nivrutti Rao during his visit to Goa on IT day in August last. This MOU is first such formal tie-up with INTEL to develop an anti-collision device which will help in the area of road safety, Abhyankar said.
“These anti-collision devices can be installed on some of our Kadamba Transport Corporation buses on a pilot