The 20th National Conference on E-Governance that was held for two days concluded here on Tuesday. Awards were given to 20 selected teams out of 261 entries that have come from almost all the States, NGOs, federation and cooperative societies for the 12 identified themes. Andhra Pradesh government received three gold awards.
Award for excellence in government process re-engineering in loan creation model is given and another award was for outstanding creation of Aadhaar-linked public distribution system given to Andhra government. Aadhaar-linked cashless payments was the third award.
Information Technology Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy speaking at the valedictory conference said that, the state was aiming to become the hub of knowledge and has initiated a number of policies.“The Chief Minister’s vision is to have at least one e-literate in every household and one e-entrepreneur in every family,” said the Minister. CM dashboard presentation was given at the conference. It was created to give the Chief Minister 24/7 real-time governance opportunity.The State government was leveraging technology to make governance and life of people easier. E-Pragati project will be completed by 2017-end, he said.
Suresh Chandra, Secretary, Ministry of Law, Chairman UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) J. Satyanarayana, Secretary Public Grievances C. Viswanath, Visakhaptnam MP K. Haribabu and Additional Secretary Public Grievances Usha Sharma spoke at the event.