Kochi to host National e-Governance Conference in January 2014


New Delhi: The 17th National Conference on e-Governance, organised under the joint auspices of the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, Government of India; Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India and the Department of IT, Government of Kerala; will be held in Kochi on January 30-31, 2014.

The National Conference on e-Governance is a platform for policy makers, practitioners, industry leaders and academicians to deliberate, interact and recommend an actionable strategy for good governance and to improve the standard of services rendered to the common man.

The theme of the 17th National Conference on e-Governance is based on ‘Towards an Open Government’, which will explore how use of ICT has transformed governance from the perspective of the beneficiaries of the services. It is an attempt at a reality check to ascertain the outcome of the services rendered and whether it has achieved the intended objectives of transparent, effective, responsive and accountable system of governance.

The organisers have called for papers from administration, academia and industry on the theme: e-Governance- Vision to Implementation. The sub themes are:

  • Best Practices in e-Governance: some selected projects
  • Leveraging emerging Technologies
  • Empowering Citizens: Process-centricity to Citizen Centricity
  • Framework for Replication-challenges in productisation of Applications
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Human Capital in e-Governance
  • Evolving e-Government: Multiple Channels of e-Service Delivery

The focus sector for the conference is Health. The last date for submitting papers is December 01, 2013. Check out the event website nceg.gov.in for details.

The Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) will be the host organisation for the conference, the last edition of which was held in Jaipur.

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