Digital India Newsletter July, 2016










  • DIGITAL INDIA
    AWARDS 2016

    To encourage various stakeholders, involved in making India a ‘Digital Superpower’, the National Portal of India has called for nominations for the Digital India Awards 2016 (earlier known as WebRatna Awards).

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    SOURCING INDIA’S ART FROM ITS ROOTS

    In a major push to conserve and promote the handicraft skills in India, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon'ble Minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Law & Justice, has launched an e-Commerce portal named ‘VLE Bazaar’ (https://vlebazaar.csc.gov.in) at the Bihar VLE Conference held in Patna on June 23, 2016.

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  • BUILDING CAPACITY FOR DIGITAL INDIA

    With the changing landscape in governance, internal stakeholders and e-Governance practitioners need to be continuously equipped with new skills and knowledge to effectively contribute to a digitally empowered India.

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    LMS Framework

    CREATING A KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY WITH KMS

    Knowledge management is fundamental to identify, create, share & effectively utilize organizational information and enable growth of an organization in the long run. In order to transform India into a ‘knowledge economy’, a Knowledge Management System (KMS) for e-Governance has been envisioned under Digital India.

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    Knowledge Managment Framework

  • DIGITAL INDIA OUTREACH CAMPAIGN “DIGITAL RATH” - A STEP FORWARD IN NARROWING DIGITAL DIVIDE

    In an effort to inform Indian citizens, residing in remote locations of the country, about the various initiatives under Digital India Program, the Government launched "Digital Rath Outreach Campaign".

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    DRIVING SOCIAL CHANGE WITH DATA

    A Big Data Conference was organized by NeGD together with STQC in June 2016. The objective of the conference was to spread awareness about Big Data Analytics and its use in the Government Domain amongst Government officials.

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  • INTEGRATING ICANN WITH POLICY DEVELOPMENT

    On May 17,2016 Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology conducted a “Workshop on Engaging with ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers)” at New Delhi.

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    SCHEME FOR NATIONAL AWARDS FOR HINDI BOOKS ON ELECTRONICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    In line with making India digitally literate, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology will award books on electronics and information technology written and published in Hindi language.

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  • NEW STPI CENTRES INAUGURATED IN JHARKHAND

    On the occasion of Vikas Parv on 18th June, 2016, Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Law & Justice & IT laid the foundation stones for setting up of new STPI centres at Jamshedpur and Dhanbad in the State of Jharkhand.

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    CABINET APPROVES SETTING-UP OF INDIA POST PAYMENTS BANK

    The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri.Narendra Modi has given its approval for setting up India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) as a Public Limited Company under Department of Posts, with 100% Government of India (GOI) equity.

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  • INDIA POST GEO-TAGS 1.5 LAKH POST OFFICES USING BHUVAN

    To provide easy access and information about the Post Office nearest to a citizen and its timings, India Post, in collaboration with Department of Space geo-tagged 1.5 lakh Post offices on the indigenous geo-portal Bhuvan – a platform developed by ISRO.

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    ONLINE SUBMISSION OF BUILDING PLANS FOR NDMC

    The Ministry of Urban Development has recently issued a notification that all applications for building plans in New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will have to be submitted online.

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  • INDIA FIGHTS DENGUE

    “India Fights Dengue” is a mobile app developed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to make people aware of symptoms of Dengue and its remedies. The app was developed keeping in mind the rising number of deaths in India due to Dengue.

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    NOTIFY AGENCIES ABOUT BAD ROADS WITH ‘MERI SADAK’

    "Meri Sadak" is a versatile mobile application to empower citizens to give their critical feedback with respect to the pace of work, nature of work and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) streets to Nodal Departments in the State Governments/National Rural Roads Development Agency (NRRDA). Citizens can take photos of the site and submit along with feedback.

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  • ENHANCING GOVERNANCE THROUGH ANALYSIS OF CITIZEN FEEDBACK WITH RAS

    In another initiative to encourage citizen engagement in governance, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology through the National e-Governance Division (NeGD) is implementing ‘Rapid Assessment System (RAS)’, which will enable Government departments and agencies to capture citizens’ feedback related to e-Governance services.

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    DIGITAL ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR RAJYA SABHA SECRETARIAT OFFICERS

    On July 17, 2016, a one day orientation program on Digital India was held at the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, exclusively for the Rajya Sabha Secretariat officers. The seminar was chaired by Hon’ble dignitaries such as Mr. Shamsher K Sheriff, Secretary-General of Rajya Sabha.

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  • VIKAS PARV

    On May 25, 2014, the Narendra Modi Government came to power with a landslide victory. Two years on, the Government is marking its second anniversary in office.

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    MILESTONES ACHIEVED UNDER DIGITAL INDIA programme

    Ever since the launch of the Digital India Programme in July 2015, an array of milestones has been achieved; this has helped in taking forward the vision of a digitally empowered India.

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  • HOW TO IMPLEMENT AN IDEA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN GOVERNMENT

    In an earlier post posted on Digital India portal, we examined how an Idea Management System (IMS) can help accelerate innovation in Government. We saw that organizations can potentially make quantum jumps at the rate in which they implement employee ideas, through "a systematic, formal mechanism for soliciting, generating, developing, evaluating, selecting, implementing, spreading and learning from large numbers of ideas from anyone and everyone in the organization" (an IMS).

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    INDIA TO HOST 10TH EDITION OF ICEGOV IN MARCH 2017

    Government of India (through Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and NeGD) with UNESCO and the United Nations University’s unit on policy-driven electronic governance will organize the 10th edition of ICEGOV in March 2017 in New Delhi.

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  • WORD JUMBLE



    READER’S SPEAK

    Chaitanya Tayal : CSC program is really good and effective. I saw the faculties of CSC. Very good faculties..supporting

    Sanky Ansal : Badhega India Tabhi Toh Digital Benega India

    Er Nyayapati Vamshi Krishna : Digital India is now becoming reality. With some exceptions, there are a lot more advantages added. Great work!



    Rajesh Timane, PhD : @timane @_DigitalIndia @PIB_India @TexMinIndia @MIB_India @DheepJoy this is great, digital promotion in these sectors shall help our rural economy

    Ashish Mishra, Pune : @aashish81us RT @minesh_jsn: @rsprasad @aashish81us sir, just like railways, BSNL can become backbone of India in Digital World..I hope for best in future

  • EDITORIAL

    • EDITOR - IN - CHIEF:
      Ms. S. Radha Chauhan (IAS),
      President & Chief Executive Officer, NeGD

      DESIGN & LAYOUT, EDITING
      MSL GROUP
    • Editorial Team:
      Premjit Lal
      Sunil Sharma
      Payel Bhattacharjee
      Ishan Bhatkoti

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