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Published On: Tue, Jan 17th, 2017

Naidu meets Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

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indexNEW DELHI : The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu held a meeting with Mr. Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft on Tuesday in Davos.

A press statement by the office of the AP Chief Minister said that during the meeting, the Chief Minister explained the various technological initiatives that are being implemented in Andhra Pradesh. He also spoke at length on the technology that AP is using for real time governance.

It said that the Chief Minister mentioned that he is keen on increasing the digital transactions which is at 30 per cent now to 70 per cent by March this year. Satya Nadella offered to collaborate with the state in the areas of e governance and cyber security.

Speaking to the Chief Minister, Mr. Nadella suggested that Andhra Pradesh should nurture hybrid cloud technology and that it will be a great leap in technology for India and Andhra Pradesh in particular.

Microsoft has recently acquired LinkedIn and it is working closely with the Singapore government. Skill profile of the population, professionals etc are also digitized said the Microsoft CEO and added that the same be replicated in Andhra Pradesh also.

Mr. Nadella and the Chief Minister agreed to make significant progress in hybrid cloud technology by next meeting at Davos, that is within a year.


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