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Rajiv Gandhi Centre for IT Development and e-Governance to be set up in Jaipur

A digital ecosystem will be developed at the institute for blockchain, cyber security, Integrated Financial Management System and data security

PTI Jaipur Published 28.02.23, 02:08 PM
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The Rajasthan government will establish 'Rajiv Gandhi Centre for IT Development and e-Governance' worth Rs 147.55 crore in the capital city to promote cyber security and data security.

"Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has sanctioned funds worth Rs 147.55 crore for the proposed centre. A provision of Rs 100 crore has been made for the year 2023-24 for the institute which is proposed to be established in Khaitan Polytechnic College, Jaipur," an official statement said on Tuesday.

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A digital ecosystem will be developed at the institute for blockchain, cyber security, Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) and data security, it said.

Necessary tools and software will be available to develop and implement useful IT products and solutions to strengthen e-governance. These software, tools and platforms will be available as service for academic, industrial, government and start up ecosystems. Research and other related work will be carried out with the latest technology in cyber range, blockchain platform and IT sector, the statement said.

According to the statement, the centre will be helpful in controlling cyber crimes in the state and creating awareness about online fraud apart from capacity building of state technical graduates in modern technology. The expertise and skills required for the use of blockchain technology will also be developed at this institute.

The chief minister had announced the establishment of the centre during the budget 2023-24

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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