–CT News Bureau
Bhopal, April 23: UST Global has signed a seven-year $30 million deal with the Madhya Pradesh government to digitize its 377 urban local bodies. As part of the deal, UST Global will help these bodies provide facilities such as electronic bill payments and online filing of grievances to its citizens. Overall, it will support the state’s projects in water, electricity, public health and transportation outlined in the Chief Minister’s infrastructure development manifesto, Vision 2018.
UST Global also announced its ‘Impact India’ program, under which it will train and hire 10,000 differently-abled individuals across the country over three years. This is apart from the 5,000 people that it plans to hire for expansion during the same period.
Commenting on the deal with Madhya Pradesh, Sajan Pillai, CEO, UST Global,said, “We are delighted to partner with the state of Madhya Pradesh to build a robust framework for good governance, accelerated economic growth, and inclusive social development. This alliance firmly establishes our vision to be a successful business that uses both technology and resources to transform the society for greater good.”
UST Globalis looking to expand its footprint, both in India and globally, to provide and create technology solutions that will foster inclusion and economic growth.
In addition to e-governance projects in India, UST Global is witnessing huge potential in SMAC (social, mobility, analytics, cloud) and cyber security. It now offers cutting-edge cyber security services in association with Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency.