The Information Technology Wing was created as part of the Finance & Planning (Plg. Wing) Department vide G.O.Rt.No.2025 G.A. (Spl. A) Department dated 09-05-97. During September 2000 the Information Technology & Communications (IT&C) Department was given an independent status vide G.O. Ms. NO. 12, IT&C Dept dt. 11.09.2000.
The units administered by the Department are:
TSTS (Telangana Technology Services) is focusing on e-Governance. It provides consultancy, procurement services and implementation support to the government entities for their ICT initiatives. – For more information http://www.tsts.telangana.gov.in/
Commissioner, Electronically Deliverable Service (EDS) (also known as eSeva)
“ Mee-Seva” is a technology rich e-governance initiative utilizing the synergies of State IT infrastructure such as Telangana State Wide area network, Telangana State Data Center, State Service Delivery GateWay and digital signatures. The initiatives involves, participating departments to make available digitally signed data at a central location which forms a key stone in public service delivery. Any service any center across the counter. Detailed work flow is also built into the system to process and monitor the citizen requests from application filing to service delivery . More than 300 services are delivered to citizens through 3288 delivery points.
Mee-Seva has been conceptualized and planned with the objective to provide universal and non-discriminatory delivery of all Government services using Information & Communications Technology entailing transparent government-citizen interface at all levels of governance. It’s an Integrated one Stop Solution for 90 Million Citizens to approach Government for all their pressing needs.
District wise number of Mee-seva centers is listed below :
For more information https://ts.meeseva.telangana.gov.in/
Society for Telangana State Network (SoFTNET) Society for Telangana State Network (SoFTNET) is an initiative from the Department of Information Technology, Electronics and Communications of the Govt of Telangana State to provide quality education harnessing the potential of satellite communications and Information Technology.
SoFTNET uses GSAT 8 Satellite and telecasts four channels. Mana TV 1 Telangana and Mana TV 2 Telangana cater to the distance learning, Agriculture Extension, Rural Development, Tele-Medicine and E-Governance requirements of the people of Telangana.
SoFTNET Mission is to Educate, Enlighten and Empower the people of Telangana State using audio-visual technology and take best of the education and training facilities to the stake holders.
SoFTNET channelizes various educational and training resources and enables the quality faculty reach out to the last mile institutions. Its training facilities in the area of Women and Child Welfare, Rural Development, Skill Development, Health, Agriculture Extension etc,. helps the end users acquaint with the developments in the respective fields.
For more information http://softnet.telangana.gov.in/
Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK)
The key focus at Telangana Academy for Skills and Knowledge is to enhance employability quotient of young graduates in our state and enable them to choose multiple avenues as they graduate. TASK enables a collaboration platform between Government, Academia and Industry to enhance skilling, research and entrepreneurship among youth in Telangana.
Some of the key initiatives at TASK include
- Soft Skill development programs for Graduates
- Faculty Development Programs at colleges
- Initiatives that nurture product innovation among students & faculty in collaboration with JNTU and HYSEA
- Technology Entrepreneurship Program for students in collaboration with ISB
- Technology Skilling Programs in collaboration with Oracle, Infosys, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Autodesk and SAP
- Rolling out programs in collaborations with IIIT – Hyderabad, NIT Warangal, IIT Hyderbad and BITS Pilani
- ESDM Scheme Implementation
- Coordination of Training Programs for Government Departments
- Finishing School
- E-Learning Programs
For more information https://www.task.telangana.gov.in/