KCR Strategy On Smart Card System

May 25, 2015

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandra Sekhar Rao is determined to to introduce a smart card system in the state. During a meeting with a delegation from Hitachi Solutions, CM asked the company to explore the possibility of coming up  with an all-in-one Smard. The minister is determined to implement new advanced technology in the state and he wanted to replace multiple cards with a single card.

Smart Card System would replace multiple cards with a single card which could be used as an identity proof, debit card, pre-paid transportation ticket card and also as access control to work places. It will be first implemented in Hyderabad and later the service will be expanded to Warangal, Khammam and Karimnagar. KCR invited Hitachi India to partner with the state government and set up a manufacturing unit in Telangana.