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TTSL signs MoU with Assam government

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Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) has announced its alliance with the Assam Small

Industries Development Corp (ASIDC), a Government of Assam undertaking, to offer

exclusive knowledge and support to each other, their constituents and partners.

The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence

of Tarun Kumar Gogoi, CM, Assam.

As per a company statement, the partnership titled JAAL (the Net) has been

forged with a view to establish a leadership position for the industrial economy

of Assam. JAAL seeks to act as a developmental tool in the state so as to

develop world-class services and infrastructure through both public and private

participation, with an objective to generate wealth and large-scale employment

opportunities in Assam and the entire Northeastern region.

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Tata Teleservices will invest Rs 500 crore over a period of three years to

create a robust telecom infrastructure across Northeast and Assam.

As per the MoU, Tata Teleservices will promote and invest in the development

of telecommunications in all industrial estates/units, subsidiary companies,

corporations, commercial businesses owned, partnered and licensed by the

Department of Industry and Commerce, industrial exports and trade for the growth

of Assam.

TTSL will also promote local entrepreneurs to set-up and manage the sale of

telecommunication-related services. The company will highlight the industrial

potential of the state while participating in national/international expos,

roadshows, conferences and workshops through developing innovative collaterals

from time to time, as per its commercial objectives.

Speaking on the occasion, Debasish Sur, President-Enterprise Business Unit,

TTSL said, “Tata Teleservices will bring forth various telecom products,

services and offerings to enhance the pace of progress in these states.”

By providing modern communication access to the regional rural banks, grameen

and co-operative banks and enabling them to transition to core banking, TTSL

will help the state and its population make better use of banks. TTSL will also

offer and assist ASIDC in the development of health services across all state

hospitals and PHCs by providing best-in-communication linkages and integrated

telecom solutions.

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