Digital India Newsletter November, 2016

Issue 8

November 2016

  • PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE INAUGURATES THE 36TH EDITION OF THE INDIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR 2016

    With ‘Digital India’ as the theme, the 36th edition of the India International Trade Fair 2016, an annual flagship event, was inaugurated by Hon'ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, on November 14, 2016 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

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    IITF 2016 SHOWCASES THE ‘DIGITAL INDIA’ THEME PAVILION

    Digitization and technology have engulfed every aspect of growth, from industry to agriculture, providing India with every opportunity for inclusive growth, and enabling citizens to benefit from it.

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  • INTERACTIONS AT THE DIGITAL INDIA PAVILION DURING IITF 2016

    The Digital India Pavilion set up at India International Trade Fair received much fan fare with visitors actively interacting with and learning about all the offerings under the programme.

    SEMINARS HIGHLIGHT DIGITIZATION AS A HISTORIC TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE FOR INDIA

    The first week of the IITF 2016,from November 14-27, 2016 hosted 4 Seminars on impactful deliverables of Digital India. During the Seminars various spokesperson from various strata of the workforce discussed, demonstrated, showcased and multi-casted various aspects of Digital India and its pillars.

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  • IITF-2016: PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON ‘DIGITAL INDIA’ INITIATIVES

    Panel discussions captured the attention of attendees as panelists from industry and academia deliberated innovative ideas aimed at taking forward the initiatives launched under the ‘Digital India’ programme.

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    ‘DIGITAL INDIA’ SUCCESS STORYTELLING SESSIONS AT IITF-2016

    This year, the India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2016, through its Digital India Theme, presented interactive storytelling sessions that narrated various initiatives spearheaded by Government departments and private sectors in support of the ambitious programme’s vision. These stories assume special significance to transforming public services through the use of information technology.

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  • ‘DIGITAL INDIA’ EXHIBITS AT THE IITF 2016

    Live demonstrations of services and achievements were exhibited to promote digital technologies, and e-enabled and mobile services as major components of e-Governance that will, over time, contribute significantly to the country’s GDP growth.

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    TEST YOUR DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE

    1. What is the name of Digital Life certificate that government offers to pensioners?

    2. Which government website offers key details about various colleges in India?

    3. Which is the first in-house developed Android Mobile application of Ministry of Railways?

    4. Which prestigious international event on Internet is scheduled to be organised in India in November?

  • EDITORIAL

    • Editor-In-Chief:
      Ms. S. Radha Chauhan (IAS),
      President & Chief Executive Officer, NeGD


      Design & Layout, Editing
      MSLGROUP
    • Editorial Team:
      Premjit Lal
      Sunil Sharma
      Payel Bhattacharjee
      Ishan Bhatkoti

    CONTACT INFORMATION

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    New Delhi: 110003

    e-Mail: news@digitalindia.gov.in
    Phone No. : +91-11-30481624
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  • READER’S SPEAK

    • Saket Agarwal: This is exceptionally great work being undertaken. Cutting edge technology leading to bridging the gap of Bharat and India. Commendable part is the involvement of locals and numerous jobs being created. Digital India, way to go.
    • Rupali Taru: Congratulation to Digital India team "We live in a digital era and this Net Generation's standards now more faster and more efficient in its way of Communication with proper use of technology"
    • Subham Shah: digital India campaign is a good initiative. It helps in saving paper and thereby saving trees.
    • @naguvibhu: With #DigitalPathshala, students get a unique way of understanding and learning things. @_DigitalIndia
    • ‏@vidhut: Congratulations Sir!!! Digital India is the best campaign to stand with other countries :)
    • @Valrrangel: @_DigitalIndia The Digital Locker facility is the best thing that could happen! #DigitallyVerified #DigitalPathshala #Technology #India
    • ‏@darshanvdave: @_DigitalIndia #technology hs made my life lot smoother. I havnt gone 2 banks, rly counters, bill-pmt centres for yrs now.