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Shillong to Host e-Governance Meet from August 8

Shillong to Host e-Governance Meet from August 8

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 July 2019 4:53 AM GMT

A Correspondent

SHILLONG: The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG) in association with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) and Meghalaya government will organize the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 at Shillong on August 8 and 9. This is the first time the event is being organized in the Northeast.

The conference provides a platform to disseminate knowledge on effective methods of designing and implementing sustainable e-Governance initiatives to provide end-to-end digital services, exchange experiences in solving problems, mitigating risks, resolving issues and planning for success.

The 22nd National e-Governance Conference at Shillong is part of the DARPG’s 100 days initiatives in the new government. The theme of this Conference is “Digital India: Success to Excellence”. Discussions will be held on 5 sub-themes in the plenary session during the conference: India Enterprise Architecture (INDEA), Digital Infrastructure, One Nation – One Platform, Emerging Technology for Practitioners, Secretariat Reforms, National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA).

Four breakout sessions will be held on sub-themes-Inclusion and Capacity Building, Engaging with Innovators and Industry, End- to- End Digital Services: IT initiatives of State Governments. About 28 States and eight Union Territories have confirmed their participation in the 22nd National e-Governance Conference. Over 450 delegates are expected to attend the conference. An exhibition will also be organized during the event to showcase India’s achievements in the field of e-Governance, along with a Hall of Fame/ photo exhibition on the award winners.

The 22nd National e-Governance Conference would be inaugurated by the Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Dr. Jitendra Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region. Also, 15 States would be presenting their IT initiatives and success stories in the breakout sessions.

V Srinivas, Additional Secretary DARPG said that the 22nd National e-Governance Conference at Shillong would provide considerable momentum to the e-Governance initiatives in the region, providing opportunities for civil servants and industry captains of North Eastern region to showcase their successful interventions in e-Governance in improving end to end service delivery.

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