MoU signed between GoTS and ISRO

MoU signed between GoTS and ISRO

MoU signed between GoTS and ISROThe Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is signed on September 28, 2016 between Government of Telangana State (TS), India, represented by the Department of Information Technology and Communications (GoTS) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India to work together towards effective utilization of space technology in the development activities of the state.

GoTS has been the pioneer in promoting the use of Information Technology for all round development of the state of Telangana more particularly with the broad objectives of (a) Economic development of the State (b) Improvement of quality of life of citizens, (c) Providing good governance, (d) Providing quality education through distance learning (e) Preparing the youth for employment in public and private sector and (f) Skill Development.

GoTS is interested in optimizing the available opportunities in the field of telecommunications and multi-media services and desires to use the satellite based communications network in the areas of Distance Education, Telemedicine, Agricultural Extension, Electronic Governance, Self Help Groups, Marketing, Human Resource and Skill Development, Community internet Centers (Palle Samagra Sewa Kendrams), etc,. in fulfilment of the aforesaid broad objectives.

Towards leveraging the benefits of the space technology to the problems of common people, ISRO has been supporting societal programmes like tele-education, telemedicine, village resource centers, disaster management support, etc. Several satellite communication networks have been established in association with various State/Central Government agencies over the years;