The Government of Telangana and the Government of Illinois signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Smart State Cooperation in the presence of IT Minister KT Rama Rao .
Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary (Industries and Commerce) and Hardik Bhatt, Secretary of Innovation & Technology and State Chief Information Officer signed the Agreement .
The agreement facilitates the two States to extend cooperation in the areas– Smart State Solutions, e-governance, entrepreneurship, innovation, business incubators, job creation and best practices.
Under the Smart State solutions, Illinois State will introduce “Array of Things” sensors for air pollution monitoring in Telangana.
The two States will share best practices, tools and processes for disaster & emergency management, data management, data analytics, open data and Intelligent Transportation Systems.