Honorable Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh during his visit to Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on May 20, 2006, reviewed the progress of implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA). Mr. G Ramanathan, Regional Head, TCS Hyderabad briefed the Indian Prime Minister on the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solution developed by TCS.

The Prime Minister showed a keen interest in understanding the finer aspects of how TCS’ solution helps in the successful implementation of NREGA. TCS shall be working with the Prime Minister’s Office to replicate the Andhra Pradesh’s success story in all other states of India.

The Prime Minister commended TCS’s contribution to the upliftment of rural India by developing software that will benefit them.