Charting the way ahead
IT was a stimulating, thoughtprovoking salad of ideas that was debated, discussed and exchanged between the stakeholders involved in pepping up e-Governance in the country, at the day-long e-Governance Summit organised by ET Edge— an Economic Times initiative—at The Grand in Delhi on October 24, 2013.
Senior government officials from the Centre as well as State governments, besides Information Technology (IT) industry leaders from NIIT Technologies, Vakrangee, Wipro, Cisco, Airtel, MeritTrac, ABM Knowledgeware, Blue Coat, CheckPoint, Mastek, HID and SafeNet were among the participants who shared their views, suggestions and first-hand experiences. They sketched the future roadmap for e-Governance in the country before a sizeable number of delegates from different sectors in the packed hall. The speakers also stressed the importance of technology in areas like disaster management, service delivery and eliminating poverty.