The Port city Visakhapatnam is getting ready to host two-day 20th National Conference on e-Governance, begins tomorrow. The main focus of the Conference will be `Digital Transformation’. It is being organised by 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.
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, besides several AP ministers and senior officials from various states are attending the event.
The sub themes of the Conference include Internet of Things (IoT) and Data Analytics, Cyber Security policy for the future, Digital connectivity to the last mile and Technology-led monetary transactions. The focus would be on active involvement of technology in monetary transactions, phase out cash and enable cashless payments through Aadhaar.
At this Conference, national e-Governance Awards for the year 2016-17 will be presented in twelve categories concerning various aspects of e-Governance. These awards are in recognition 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.