May 18, 2018
Coimbatore: Deployment of Cloud and Analytic data has great impact on reduction of expenses and getting an additional revenue of Rs.7,000 crore during this budget in Tamil Nadu, State minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, MaFoi K Pandiarajan said today.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of Two-day Southern Regional Conference on “DigiHr” organised by National Institute of Personnel Management, Pandiarajan said the cloud computing introduced by late chief minister,Jayalalithaa has helped in reducing expenses drastically.
Besides, the deployment of analytic data has resulted in garnering an additional revenue of Rs.7,000 crore, particularly due to extremely efficient collection of Commercial Taxes, he said.
To a question on where Tamil Nadu stands in digitisation, Pandiarajan said that the works on land classification records were going on in high speed and analytic data has also been introduced in transportation department and Commercial Tax department.
When asked about skill development, the minister said that with a target to train one lakh, Rs,200 crore are spent in a year through Skill Development Corporation of Tamil Nadu.
Stating that human resource was the strength of Tamil Nadu, he said that as against the national average of 25 per cent General Enrolment Ratio (GER), Tamil Nadu average stood at 48 per cent as per 2016 data.
Jayalalithaa’s 2023 Vision has set a target of 50 per cent GER, which however, might have crossed now now, he said, adding TamiL Nadu’s School Enrollment Ratio stood at 65 per cent against 35 per cent national average.
On getting Cauvery waters to Mettur in June middle, Pandiarajan, who inaugurated the conference, said “we are working towards that. The Government is taking all efforts at the same.”