Conference on e-Governance to begin at Vizag
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (INN): The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India, in association with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India and Government of Andhra Pradesh is organising the 20th National Conference on e-Governance on January 9-10 in Vishakhapatnam. Senior Government Officers, technical experts, academicians and representatives of the industry and NGOs will participate in the event.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Union Ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Dr. Jitendra Singh, P.P. Chaudhary and Y.S. Chowdary, AP ministers and senior officials from the Central and various State/Union Territory Governments will attend the conference.
National e-Governance Awards for the year 2016-17 will be presented in twelve categories concerning various aspects of e-Governance during the event comprising of Gold and Silver in each category. The National e-Governance Awards recognise some of the best Government to Government (G2G), Government to Citizen (G2C), Government to Business (G2B) initiatives taken by various Government Departments and also initiatives of Public Sector Units and Non- Government Institutions. The Conference along with the Exhibition is a forum to showcase Best Practices, Innovative Technologies and ICT solutions.
The Conference will be of two days' duration which includes sessions on selected themes and sub-themes, exhibition, cultural function and other related activities. The inaugural session will be followed by a session on the core theme of the Conference which is 'Digital Transformation' with specific sub-themes for the plenary sessions as (i) Internet of Things (IoT) and Data Analytics: Discussion on the usage of IoT and Data Analytics in transforming Government processes and service delivery (ii) Cyber Security policy for the future: Building up India's capabilities in terms of Cyber Security Governance, Monetary Transactions and Defence (iii) Digital Connectivity to the last mile: Focus on assuring last mile digital connectivity through a fibre grid and alternative technologies (iv) Technology -led monetary transactions leading to financial inclusion: Focus on active involvement of technology in monetary transactions, phase out cash and enable cashless payments through Aadhaar.
The Conference is expected to be attended by more than 1,000 Delegates from Government of India, State Governments, Industry, Academia and Private Sector as well.
News Posted: 8 January, 2017
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