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Kerala CM to open Citizen-centric e-Governance workshop

Posted on Feb 18, 05:17AM | UNI

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate a State Consultation Workshop on Citizen Centric e-Governance here on February 19.

The Department of Information Technology (DIT), Government of Kerala, along with Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India assisted by NASSCOM, will organise the Workshop, an official press release said today.

Kerala Minister for IT and Industries, P K Kunhalikutty, will preside.

Mr Jose Cyriac, Chief Secretary, will deliver keynote address. Dr Rajendra Kumar, Joint Secretary (eGov), DeitY, Government of India will make an over view of the National e-Governance Plan. Mr P H Kurian, Principal Secretary-IT, will present an overview of the e-Governance initiatives of Kerala State.

The workshop is organised by DeitY, along with NASSCOM. This consultative meet is part of the 50 workshops being organized in all States and Union Territories (UTs) to amplify the mission and message of the NeGP - 'Public Services Closer Home'.

The Thiruvananthapuram workshop will be attended by key stakeholders of the NeGP, who will be drawn from Central and State Governments, e-Governance consultants, technology partners and implementing agencies.

During the daylong workshop, the Transport, Revenue and Police Departments of Kerala Government will showcase e-Governance solutions implemented under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP).