Maharashtra signs MoU with Oracle

In a bid to accelerate the digital progress of the state, the Maharashtra government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oracle Corporation on Tuesday. The firm will help the state develop the smart city program with the goal of making cities more livable and inclusive. The corporation — which primarily specialises in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems and enterprise software products — will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to modernise the state’s technology
The MoU was signed between Oracle CEO Safra Catz and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at Oracle Open World Conference held at San Francisco.
Fadnavis also said an international panel will be set up to advise the state on technological advancements. He invited Catz to be a member of the panel and she agreed.
The CoE will be set up in Mumbai and will serve as a research platform to design, develop and test new capabilities to deliver better Government to Customer (G2C) and Government to Business (G2B) services.

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