Digital Villages – A Pilot project by Telangana Fiber Grid Corp and HP Enterprise to be launched
The Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation (T-Fibre) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise today signed an MoU for deploying ‘Digital Villages’ pilot project in Maheshwaram mandal in neighbouring Rangareddy district.
T-Fibre managing director Sujai Karampuri and HP director (corporate affairs) Ambrish Bakaya signed the MoU where HP will provide select services in three digital villages.
State government envisages to provide broadband internet connectivity to every household in rural and urban areas for providing better government-to-government and government-to-citizen services.
In support of the initiative, HP came forward with initiative of Digital Village (DV) under corporate social responsibility where Information Technnology (IT) will be used to provide services such as local healthcare, education, skill development and common service centre to villagers using the T-Fibre project.
Under the T-Fiber project, the state government envisages to provide broadband internet to every household in rural and urban areas for various citizen services, an official release said. For the T-Fiber Project, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has come forward with the initiative of Digital Village (DV) under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), it said.
Under DV concept, information technology will be used in sectors such as healthcare, education, skill development and in common service centres. “These three Digital Village will be deployed as mutually agreed in phases between Hewlett Packard enterprise and T-Fibre,” it added.