The Hindu: Kerala's Draft IT Policy Released
Jan 19, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The draft information technology (IT) policy released by Chief
Minister V.S. Achuthanandan here on Wednesday proposes to make
Kerala a cradle of knowledge workers. It aims to upgrade the
productivity, skill and knowledge levels of the citizen.
"Proposals include establishment of an International Centre for
Free Software and Computing for Development, ITES Training Centre
(in Kochi) and extension of Internet to all educational
institutions and villages by 2010. Around 3,000 broadband-enabled
information hubs called Akshaya e-Centres will be set up in
difference parts of the State..."