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Annexure - II

ANDHRA PRADESH

 

An Odyssey into the future

Chief Minister Andhra Pradesh

 

 

OUTLINE

  • Vision
  • Strategy
  • Initiatives
  • Points for Discussion

 

Vision

  • Knowledge
  • Leadership and Excellence in the Information age
  • IT in the service of the common man

 

 

Strategy

  • IT Education
  • IT in Government
  • IT Infrastructure
  • IT in the Private Sector

 

 

IT Education

  • India Institute of Information Technology
  • Centre for Electronic Government
  • Enhancing course Content
  • Distance Education/ Virtual University
  • Digital libraries

 

 

IIIT Linkages

  • Inter – University Network (IU Net) with Carnegie Mellon University
  • Army Institute of Information Technology
  • International School of Business

 

 

SMART Government

  • Simple
  • Moral
  • Accountable
  • Responsive
  • Transparent
 

Flagship Applications

  • Multi-purpose Household survey
  • Registration & Stamps
  • Commercial Taxes
  • Police
  • Irrigation

 

Flagship Applications

  • State Roads Transport
  • Tourism
  • VOICE

Vijayawada On-line Information Centre

Web enabled applications

 

IT Infrastructure

  • Optic networks
  • International Gateway
  • State Wide Area Network
  • Hardware Parks
  • Knowledge Park
  • Hitec City

 

Fibre Optic Networks

  • Department of Telecommunications
  • Tata Teleservices
  • Optic fibre over State Electricity Board Towers
  • IU Net India with Carnegie Mellon
 

State Wide Area Network

  • Connectivity between state capital and district headquarters
  • To be opertional on BOO/JV basis
  • Governmental Intranet

 

Knowledge Park

  • Bio-Technology
  • Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
  • Healthcare / Medical
  • Information Technology
  • Environment / Energy
  • Advanced material science
  • Distance technology
 

Hitec City

  • VSNL international gateway
  • Uninterrupted power supply
  • Four lane road from airport

 

 

Value Added Networks

  • Services
  • Commercial Taxes
  • Registration
  • Transport
  • Public Utilities
  • Employment
  • Government procurement
  • Joint Venture with Singapore Network Services
 

Approach

  • Involvement of private sector
  • High feasibility & high impact applications
  • Citizen focus

 

New to Hyderabad

Sun Micro

D.E. Shaw

IBM

Microsoft

Oracle

Metamor

Baan

Motorola

 

Distance Education

High Internet penetration

Cable TV with set-top boxes

Content creation

Virtual University - IIIT

 

Discussion Points

  • Linking international gateway with FLAG and later with Project Oxygen
  • Right of way
  • Railways, roads etc.

  • Duty and Tax connection
  • TVs and set top boxes

  • Transponder – INSAT 3, Asiasat, Panamsat etc.

 

Discussion Points

  • Use of Ka/Ku/C band for education
  • Telecom Policy
  • Clearance of Hardware Panel Report
  • Cyber laws
 

Other Points

  • Restrictions on GIS maps to be relaxed
  • Recognition of offshore consulting services by 100 % EOUs including training as export activity for exemptions under 10-A, 10-B and 80 HHE

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