|23rd edition of National Conference on e-Governance 2020 concludes in Mumbai|
23rd edition of National Conference on e-Governance 2020 concludes in Mumbai
23rd edition of National Conference on e-Governance 2020: The National Conference on e-Governance 2020 came to a close after two days of rich deliberations on issues, opportunities and challenges in transforming governance using digital technologies, in Mumbai.
Weaved under the broad theme of India 2020: Digital Transformation, the conference had in-depth discussions on six sub-themes:
- Digital Platforms and Digital Economy
- Improving Service Delivery
- Building Digital Trust - Transparency, Security and Privacy
- Digital Payments and Fintech
- National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA)/ Digital Service Standard (DSS)
- Skilling and Capacity Building
The Mumbai Declaration on e-Governance has been unanimously adopted on a concluding day.
In his keynote address at the valedictory session, the Union Minister of State for the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that e-Governance is the key to the future of India's developmental journey in the 21st century; whether it is e-NAM or Ayushman Bharat, e-Governance is essential to good governance, said the Minister.
In recognition of excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives, the National e-Governance Awards 2020 were presented at the valedictory session. National Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare received Gold for Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, under the category Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation. Antyodaya Saral Haryana of Department of IT, Haryana received the Gold for Excellence in providing citizen-centric delivery. IIT Roorkee’s Satellite Based Agriculture Information System.[PIB]