Himachal Pradesh inks agreement with IT major

November 1st, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS  

Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday signed an agreement with information technology (IT) major Samtech InfoNet Ltd for executing two projects in the state.While one project is related to linking of agriculture-related departments, the other is for monitoring court cases.

“Under the ‘AGRISNET’ project, a video-conferencing facility would be provided to the farmers to interact with experts in the field of agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and fisheries,” an official statement said.

Regarding the court case monitoring software, it said: “The system would provide online information about current status of cases and to help the departments to take remedial action to reduce delays and to avoid further litigations”.

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