Saturday, August 18, 2007

'Bihar data centre, wide area network' launched

'Bihar data centre and wide area network' established by National Informatics Centre (NIC) was launched yesterday by chief minister Nitish Kumar to speed up e-governance projects.

The function was presided by Union minister of state for Communication Dr Shakeel Ahmad which was attended, among others, by state Science and Technology minister Dr Anil Kumar and Ram Kripal Yadav, MP.

In his inaugural speech, the chief minister said that Bihar had now become a leading state of the country with the availability of this facility.

"This can help to speed-up activities relating to e-governance and monitor physical and financial progress of schemes, planning and implementation of rural development schemes", Kumar said.

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