Indore/LEH: Amit Sharma, Secretary Information Technology Department, Union Territory of Ladakh led a team of UT contingent at the Annual 26th National e-Governance Conference held in Indore on 24th and 25th August.
Secretary Amit Sharma met IT giants during the two-day event wherein he shared several IT initiatives taken in the UT like Online Centralized Grievance Portal for all departments, Implementation of e-Office, Online RTI filing while sharing the vision of the Administration towards creating Public WiFi Zones, IT Park, doorstep delivery of public services, last mile connectivity through SWAN and several other initiatives.
During his brief interaction with Union IT Secretary Alkesh Kumar Sharma and CEO, National e-Governance Division Abhishek Singh, Secy Amit Sharma requested for provisioning of specialist staff in Ladakh UT to develop customised software solutions for the UT and creating critical IT infrastructure in Ladakh,to which the Secretary received an affirmative response. Apart from this, he requested Advisor, World Economic Forum and former Union IT Secretary J.Satyanarayan to mentor IT initiatives in Ladakh which he primarily agreed to.
Several other leading IT companies and Start-Up firms expressed their keen interest to visit Ladakh and contribute which were welcomed by IT Secretary Amit Sharma.
The conference is jointly organised by Department of Reforms and Public Grievances and the Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India every year in different cities of the nation wherein national e-Governance initiatives are awarded apart from sharing of best practices in the domain and creating awareness about e-Governance amongst the masses.
IT Managers Stanzin Dawa and Sajjad Hussain accompanied Secretary Amit Sharma at the conference.