Telangana will have around 1000 Wifi hotspots by the month of June, its a start of the Digital Revolution to facilitate the internet to every household through Fibre-Grid.
initially, the target is 1,000 and later the target will be increased to 3,000 for more 3 months, Telangana Minister K.T Rama Rao spoke in the inauguration of ninth annual ICT4D conference that the state government was focusing on Digital Infrastructure, skilling youngsters, digital literacy and at least one person in the family should be digital literate and to promote technology in various sector agriculture, health, education, transportation and livelihood.
Telangana is becoming digitally savvy after the demonetization many people have to digitalise their lives and the state recorded around 20 crore digital transactions in a month which is highest in the country.
The Department of Science and technology has a large number of technology incubators,“There are about 2,000 start-ups in Hyderabad and the number is growing,” he said. The minister announced that the State also launched Open Data initiative and came up with a policy to enable proactive government data sharing so that enthusiasts could develop solutions.
Rama Rao says many promising IT solutions have been developing in the sector of Agriculture, clean technology after the success of T-Hub and 17 incubators in Hyderabad.
The Chief Minister was of the view that any technology should have a social impact and help solve problems of common man and so the Government was actively collaborating with the ICRISAT to provide technology solutions to farmers. The Government was also partnering with the IIT Hyderabad for healthcare solutions and other knowledge partners and institutions in various other sectors like education to provide simple online solutions to different sections of people, he said according to Hindu.