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Prasad to inaugurate NIC TechConclave 2020
By TOG News Service
Jan 20, 2020

TOG NEWS SERVICE, NEW DELHI, JAN 20, 2020: THE Union Minister, Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, will inaugurate the 2nd edition of ‘NIC TechConclave 2020', a two-day event being organized by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi tomorrow. The Minister of State for Electronics & IT, Communications and Human Resource Development, Mr Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao, the Secretary – MeitY, Mr Ajay Sawhney and the President, CISCO (India and SAARC), Mr Sameer Garde will also grace the occasion.

This year's theme is ‘Technologies for NextGen Governance'.

The NIC has been instrumental in steering application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at various levels in the Government. This application is an important component of Digital India, a flagship program of the Government to transform India into a digital nation. Besides setting up National ICT Infrastructure for the Government, NIC has also designed and developed solutions/platforms for various sectors of the Government at the Centre and State. This facilitates wider transparency, data driven planning & management and enhancement in the quality of Services.

The ICT landscape in the country has changed tremendously due to the emergence of new technologies and path-breaking innovations, facilitating efficient service delivery to citizens and transparent dissemination of information. The adoption of these technologies will be instrumental in the digital transformation of the country.

This Conclave will contribute immensely to the capacity building of Government officers across the country and help in delivering high-quality citizen-centric services.

The speakers in the Conclave are experts from the IT industry who will share their expertise on various areas like Cyber Security, Hyperscale Architecture, Design Thinking etc.