DARPG and MeitY to host National Conference on e-Governance on August 8-9 in Shillong
The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), in association with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, will organise the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance (NCeG) in Shillong on August 8-9, 2019.
The theme of the conference would be Digital India: Success to Excellence. The two-day conference is part of the DARPG’s 100 days initiatives in the new Government. In a first, the NCeG is being held in North East India.
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh will preside over the Conference. Meghalaya Chief Minister Conard Kongal Sangma, will be the Chief Guest.
Hamletson Dohling, Minister of Information Technology & Communication and Urban Affairs Department, Government of Meghalaya will address the inaugural session. Senior Secretaries from the Government of India including K.V. Eapen, Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances and Pensions and Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology would address the conference.
This Conference aims to 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 Conference will have five sub-themes in Plenary session, namely, 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.
The Conference would enable civil servants and industry leaders of the north east region to showcase their successful interventions in e-Governance in improving end to end service delivery. As many as 15 States would be presenting their IT initiatives and success stories in the breakout sessions.