The State Government is tying with the US based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to collaborate with government in the field of e-Governance, data standards and service-oriented architecture in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Hyderabad based Institute for Electronic Governance (IEG) has signed MoU with MIT to provide funds and technological assistance for developing and promoting different software components including an open source platform. This initiative step will help to transform and e-Governance and enterprise systems. The state government is also organizing a three-day GITEX seminar-cum-exhibition. The Government is planning to extend its IT education programme for students to regular degree colleges. Satyam Computers and Genpact have bagged the award for the top exporter in the ITES category. States like Bihar, Gujarat, Jharkhand and Chattirsgarh have expressed interest to participate with the government for such programmes.