J&K to host 2 day e-Governance Conference

J&K to host 2 day e-Governance Conference

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir will host 25th two day National e-Governance Conference at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra from November 26, an official spokesman said.
The two day conference will be held in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances on November 26-27, 2022 at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu.
The conference will be attended by 1000 delegates from 28 states and 8 Union Territories and officials from Central Ministries and departments.
The Conference will be inaugurated by Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal will also attend the conference on November 27.
The IT Department J&K and Haryana’s Department of Information Technology will also sign an MoU for knowledge sharing, idea exchange, capacity building in the IT sector.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said, the National e-Governance Conference is a momentous occasion for Jammu and Kashmir and furthers the vision of Digital India of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“In a short span of two years, we have taken a giant leap to create a user-centric service delivery system and paperless administrative functions through e-Office. Technology has redesigned the rules and procedures bringing accountability and transparency in the system and enabling us to provide services more effectively and efficiently,” the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor observed that the accelerated digital transformation and adoption of emerging technologies has helped the administration become more open, transparent and develop new delivery models to ensure people can access e-Services conveniently.
He said, Jammu & Kashmir has recorded more than 2 Crore E-Transactions in October 2022, which is significantly higher than 10.5 Lakh e-Transactions during the same period in 2021.
The Valedictory Session, presided over by the Lt Governor on November 27 will witness launch of J&K Vision Document and launch of J&K Cyber Security policy.
UNI

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