e-Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand, 22 February 2014
The e-Jharkhand event is being organised in February 2014 in the beautiful city of Ranchi. The one day forum will serve as a unique platform for sharing knowledge on various areas of e-Governance.
The event will delve the issues related to the development of IT industry in Jharkhand and rest of the country. It will provide an opportunity to showcase the state as one of the largest emerging destinations for IT companies to set up their strategic business units.
The Conference connects you to the ‘Thought Leaders’ in the industry and all across, Get to:
- Attend high-ranking meetings to strengthen cooperation with Government
- Attend Practical sessions where you will hear from and interact with lead influential persons in their respective fields
- Earn a great insight into the broader governance & IT priorities & initiatives
- Build relationships through exclusive network settings
- Ask experts all the questions that you have
- Get an expert face-to-face opinion on specific issues
- Expand and diversify partnerships between governments, businesses and other organisations
- Interact for two days with a captive group of audience, who are the prospects and drivers of your business
Along with this, you will also get a usual chance to network with your peers in a relaxing venue, along with fun-filled leisurely activities and rich hospitality, as you take a break from your busy schedule – a chance to step back, listen and think
Meet the Conference Attendees
Thought Leaders from in and around IT fraternity will come onboard at the Conference:
- The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand (Chief Guest)
- The Chief Secretary and other key officials
- Ministers from various other ministries in Jharkhand
- Officials from Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
- Officials from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Healthcare and other Ministries in the centre
- CMDs, CIOs, and other concerned officials from India’s Public Sector Enterprises and state run enterprises
- CMDs, CIOs, and other concerned officials from Public sector banks and private banks
- IT Secretaries, Education Secretaries, Healthcare secretaries and other secretaries from various state governments
- Key officials from various e-Governance agencies
- Heads of e-Governance, IT and other nodal agencies from states
- Thought leaders from around the world
- Leaders of Private IT companies that are playing active role in ICT space
• Revenue Management – This session will hold deliberations on the ideas for making the revenue system transparent and efficient. It will also discuss the role that ICT can play in bringing about a positive transformation.
• Land records – Jharkhand state government along with National Informatics Center (NIC) unit of Jharkhand has created software named Vasudha with the help of the land records data available in Jharkhand’s districts and tehsils. The session will highlight the problems faced in availability of data in land records and the role of ICT in transforming the system and making it transparent and efficient.
• Land acquisition – The state of Jharkhand enjoys the advantages of having natural resources including minerals, industrious workforce, and availability of manpower, among others. The session will discuss the existing land acquisition policies and the roadmap for future which will usher in development to the already exiting industrial base.
• Land Registration – the online system of registration has served as a boon in many ways as it saves time and costs. The session shed light on the online land registration system and the scope for improvement of the system.
• Office Management – ICT has revolutionised the system of office management by promoting green ‘paperless’ offices, among other initiatives, which transform the face of administration by making it more efficient and transparent. E Office is bringing far reaching changes in the way different government departments and offices operate. This session will highlight the importance of e office in the public sector.
• Safety and security – This session is extremely important given the fact that safety and security are one of the main concerns in the minds of the common citizens today. Today we have access to a range of ICTs, which can be used for providing seamless and efficient security in public areas and at vital installations. Cyber security is also an area of concern as many government departments are now moving their operations online and even into the cloud.
• Financial Inclusion – With the rollout of various schemes such as Direct Benefit Transfer, the government is India is now promoting Financial Inclusion in a major way. As per Census 2011, 58.7% households have been availing banking services in the country. The initiatives of the Government and those taken at the international forums, in line with achieving the goal of 100% Financial Inclusion will be discussed in detail at the session.
• Treasury – There is a growing need for the Treasury and Finance departments of the state governments to implement/ upgrade their IT infrastructure for ensuring uniform, double entry based integrated accounting practices and enabling advanced reporting capabilities all across the functions. The session will discuss how to make the system more efficient and transparent by integrating IT in the treasury department.
• Employment – Government of Jharkhand through Department of Labour, Employment and Training is committed to providing better Social Security to its older citizens. The aim is to protect the interests of the working class. Various schemes such as Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, Aam Admi Bima Yojna, Upgradation of ITIs, Converting ITIs in Centre of Excellence, are being used to bring improvement in the condition of labour. This session will discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie in the area of employment generation and distribution of benefits to the employed class.
• Budget – Budget is most important economic event in the country. This is the event that outlines all the economic planning of the Government of India for the next year. The sessions will discuss what should be the trust areas for the budget in the interest of the overall society.
• Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC) – A Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, was set up as a State Implementation Society (SIS) to pursue the goals of universalisation of Primary Education (UPE) which received importance under the National Policy on Education (NPE), adopted in 1986 and updated in 1992. The efforts of the government have led to lot of improvement in the education outcomes in the state.
• ICT for Schools – The Information and CommunicationTechnology (ICT) in Schools Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, in December, 2004 to provide opportunities to secondary stage students to mainly build their capacity on ICT skills and make them learn through computer aided learning process. The session will stress upon the need of providing computer aided education to Secondary and Higher Secondary Government and Government aided schools.
• Technologies for better management of primary education –The session will discuss issues regarding proper management of institutions, so that the administrative staff and teachers are able to better plan, organize, conduct, monitor and evaluate their teaching and management related activities.
• Technologies for better management of higher education – The session will discuss the scope of further improving the higher education institutes, universities and colleges by bringing in technologies for better management and better teaching in classrooms.
• Digital ideas for expanding scope of education – “This nation will never be a wealthy nation if we don’t invest enough in higher education,” said Kapil Sibal, Union Minister, Government of India. The session will discuss the need to transform the brick and mortar system of imparting education and the need to go digital in the approach of imparting education.
• Hospital Management – Hospital management is a complex process which requires effective manpower to manage its nitty-gritty’s. The session will focus on policies for bringing new technologies which can lead to improvement in coordination, planning, staffing, evaluating and controlling of health services for the masses. The objective is to come up with ideas that will enable government to provide quality healthcare to people in a cost-effective manner.
• Drug Logistics – Jharkhand government substantially increased the budget allotment for purchasing drugs for both out-patients and in-patients last year. The session will discuss the scope for rationalization of drug procurement, distribution, and usage and the role of ICT in improving transparency and efficiency of drug logistics.
• Health Programme Management – In this session we will hold discussion on the new ideas by which we can train clinicians in medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work, etc., so that they can assume leadership roles as members of multidisciplinary healthcare facilities. The discussions of the session will revolve around a number of issues in public health, including maternal and child health, aging, mental health, and environmental health, among others.
• NRHM – The thrust of NRHM has been on establishing a fully functional, community owned, decentralized delivery of healthcare services. The organization also takes initiatives for better management of a wide range of determinants of healthcare – like water, sanitation, education, nutrition, social and gender equality. The Jharkhand Rural Health Mission Society is committed to providing accessible, affordable and accountable quality health services to every person in the state. The session will explore the opportunities and challenges that NRHM is facing in taking health services up to the last mile.