Telangana IT and Industries minister KT Rama Rao who is one US visit, had entered an important agreement with Illinois State government which help to contain air pollution in Telangana.
Under the agreement, the American state will introduce 'Array of Things' sensors for air pollution monitoring in Telangana. The two States will share best practices, tools and processes for disaster and emergency management, data management, data analytics, open data and intelligent transportation systems.
KTR said his government already taken up massive plantation programme under Haritha Haram to promote Green Telangana. The new technology will help to speed up the government efforts to create pollution free state.
The agreement will also facilitates the two States to extend cooperation in the areas smart state solutions, e-governance, entrepreneurship, innovation, business incubators, job creation and best practices. KTR is busy holding series of meetings with investors and US government officials to strengthen the relations between Telangana and America.