Raj gov to inaugurate 16th national e-governance conference

During the two-day conference government will also confer national awards for e-governance projects

PTI | February 1, 2013



Rajasthan governor Margaret Alva will inaugurate 16th national conference on e-governance in Jaipur on February 11. The annual conference is jointly organised by departments of administrative reforms and public grievances (DARPG) and electronics and information technology (DEITY), government of India. 
 
During the two-day conference, the government will also confer national awards for e-governance projects for the year 2012-13.
 
According to the conference portal, nceg.gov.in, the event aims to facilitate interaction between all stakeholders and improve cooperation amongst different levels of government – local, state or national and across programmes – whether mission mode projects or national flagship programmes.
 
The conference also provides a forum to recognise and promote excellence in implementation of e-governance and to showcase various e-governance initiatives taken by various state governments.
 
The national awards on e-governance distinguish some of the best government to government (G2G), government of citizen (G2C), government of business (G2B) initiatives by various government departments and public sector units. The conference along with the exhibition is a forum to showcase best practices, innovative technologies and ICT solutions. 
 
Communications and IT ministers Kapil Sibal, Milind Deora, Kruparani Killi, minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions, V Narayanasamy and Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot will be among the dignitaries participating in the conference.

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