Chandigarh 29th August:- City Beautiful is vying to be the most e-ready across India. City Beautiful’s beauty will no longer remain confined to its physical beauty but is slowly seeping into the very fibre of the society that is sure to make the city even more livable than it is now.
Chandigarh tops the country in Digital Payments Transactions on Per Capita Basis. Chandigarh scores 18.5 transactions per person and is way ahead of all states and union territories. Andhra Pradesh is at second position with 7.9 transactions on per capita basis while Maharashtra is at fourth position with 3.7 score and Haryana at number three with 5.5 score. This indicates how e-ready people in the city are and how receptive is the Chandigarh Administration in making services available online.
To take the Digital India agenda forward, the Chandigarh Administration is organizing Digital India Conclave, in collaboration with Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd on August 30 at Hotel Taj. The daylong conference will be attended by policy makers, industry honchos and senior administrators from all across the country.
The Digital India Conclave will see participation from several states including Odisha, Maharashtra, Gujarat besides Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. The Conclave will be inaugurated by Finance Minister, Punjab, Manpreet Singh Badal and the Digital India Awards will be given away by Vijay Inder Singla, Minister of Information Technology, Government of Punjab.
The Conclave will see presence of key officials from Chandigarh Administration including Jitender Yadav, Special Secretary IT, Harish Nayar, Special Secretary, Finance, Sachin Rana, Additional Deputy Commissioner besides Kamal Kishore Yadav, Commissioner Municipal Corporation.
The theme of the conference is Digital India for Better India and the conclave will see several sessions including Smart Cities in the Era of Digital India, Leveraging Futuristic Technology for Good Governance: Challenges & Opportunities besides panel discussion on Transformation in BFSI Sector through Innovation: Ensuring Digital Economy in Digital India.
Senior officials from Government of India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will be attending the conclave to share their thoughts.