Department of Information Technology, Government of India, in partnership with NASSCOM, is organizing a series of 50 e-Governance Consultation Workshops in all States and Union Territories under the banner of "Citizen Centric e-Government" The objective is to bring senior decision makers and stakeholders of National e-Governance Programme, State Government Leadership, e-Governance Consultants, Technology Partners and Implementing Agencies eGov Heads on to a common discussion platform. The state level workshops are expected to create a platform for a deeper dialogue and showcasing of best practices and solutions, address issues and challenges and help accelerate e-Governance adoption in the country.

The Broad objectives of the State eGovernance Consultations workshops are:

  • Deeper awareness about NeGP initiatives among all stakeholders and line departments in states
  • e-Governance initiatives and priorities of the States and showcasing of successful projects
  • Discuss challenges in speeding up the delivery of e-Services and state specific issues
  • Understanding Emerging technologies and solutions from Industry

NeGP Apex Committee chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, during the deliberations in July 2010 and February 2011, was of the view that DIT should hold consultation meetings with state Governments. In pursuance to the directions given by the Cabinet Secretary, DIT in partnership with NASSCOM hosted five regional consultation workshops between September to October 2010, which had a broad participation from State Governments, Industry Partners and Implementing Agencies. The regional consultation workshops were successfully conducted in Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkotta and Lucknow. The proceedings of all the five Regional Consultation Workshops and the Consultations report summary can be reviewed on egovreach.in in the Events Section. This Year, the NeGP Apex Committee and DIT believes that a deeper, state level consultation workshops will accelerate the momentum of NeGP and state e-Governance initiatives. The series of 50 workshops is being planned in capitals of all States and Union Territories, and additionally at some more locations in the larger states.

The workshop will be a rich mix of Keynotes and presentations by Senior Leadership of DIT and State Government, Panel Discussions by Industry experts and Open House Brainstorming and Q&A. The topics will be a good mix of Policy level Discussions, priority projects of NeGP and State Governments, Emerging Technologies & Solutions, Showcasing of successful projects and service delivery models Some of the workshops may have an EXPO showcasing Solutions from Industry members and State Agencies.

Who should attend
  • State IT Department and State Nodal Agencies
  • Departments State Secretaries, eGov Directors, District level e-Governance Champions, e-Governance Heads of Urban Local Bodies
  • Mission Leaders and teams of NeGP Projects
  • NIC State Information Officers and Teams
  • CDAC, STQC Teams
  • Members of SeMT
  • e-Governance Consultants
  • Technology Partners, Solution Providers, and Implementation Agencies of the State
  • Banking and Telecom partners of the NeGP/state eGov Projects & Infrastructure
  • Emerging Companies wishing to enter e-Governance domain

What to Expect
Participation of
  • Chief Minister and/or Chief Secretary subject to confirmation
  • Additional Secretary and/or Joint Secretary from DIT and officers of e-Governance Division of DIT
  • CEO National e-Governance Division and senior members of NeGD.
  • Principal Secretary/Secretary IT and IT and eGov Teams of the states.
  • Heads of some key departments driving e-Governance initiatives in the state
  • e-Governance Consultants and Programme Managers
  • Cross Section of IT Industry e-Governance Practice Heads and Technology experts
  • NASSCOM eGovernance Team

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