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Oracle signs MoU with ELCOT

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Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (ELCOT) and Oracle

India Pvt Ltd (Oracle India) have signed a Memoran-dum of Understanding (MoU).

As per the MoU, Oracle will be a partner of Tamil Nadu govern-ment in its

e-government initia-tives. ELCOT is the optional nodal agency under IT depart-ment

of Government of Tamil Nadu for implementation of


e-governance projects and initiatives.

At the time of signing the MoU, Vivek Harinarain, Govern-ment

Secretary and Chairman, ELCOT said, "As an ongoing initiative of the Tamil

Nadu gov-ernment to deploy IT for stre-amlining operations and opti-mizing the

use of government resources, ELCOT has chosen to partner with Oracle. We lay

particular emphasis on security, operations continuity, availabi-lity,

scalability and lowering total cost of ownership."

"Governments are trans-forming themselves to meet

increasing public demands, legislative mandates, and eco-nomic and political

pressures to be more responsive, effici-ent and accountable," said Shekhar

Dasgupta, MD, Oracle India. "Our relationship with ELCOT will give us the

oppor-tunity to use Oracle techno-logy and applications in provi-ding

world-class e-governance solutions to Tamil Nadu," he added.

CyberMedia News Service


Chennai

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