Industrial Visit to Centre for e-Governance, Delhi
16th October, 2017
CSI Student Chapter of Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon had organized an Industrial visit to “Centre for e-Governance, Delhi” on 16th October 2017. 51 first semester students of IT and ECS branch along with faculty member Mrs. Pooja Jain (Assistant Professor, Applied Science & Humanities) visited the CeGov.
The main objective of visit was to demonstrate various e-Governance initiatives in the country to the common people, especially to the student community and hands-on experience on the web-enabled e-services being delivered in various parts of the country. The Centre for e-Governance provides a unique platform for wider dissemination of awareness regarding successful e-Governance initiatives in the country as well as the roadmap for implementation of e-Governance.
The CeGov (center of e-Governance) is a part of the Awareness and Communication activity under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). It was developed to promote e-Governance for empowering citizens, promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the Electronics, IT & ITeS industries, enhancing India’s role in Internet Governance, adopting a multipronged approach that includes development of human resources, promoting R&D and innovation, enhancing efficiency through digital services and ensuring a secure cyber space.
The team was welcomed by Mr. Sunil Kumar (Project Manager, CeGov). He gave the presentation in which the students were introduced with e-Governance definition, then its evolution, policies and services. Students were informed vision of NeGP and Mission Mode Project (MMPs). Students also came to know CSC (common services center) infrastructure, Mobile Service Delivery Gateway, e-Pramaan and National Policy on Information Technology. Various e-Projects implemented by central Government were showcased like Banking, Central Excise & Customs, Income Tax (IT), Insurance, Passport, Pension, etc. Also various State level e-Projects are Agriculture, Commercial Taxes, e-District, Land Records (NLRMP), Municipalities, e-Panchayats, Road Transport, PDS, Education and Health etc. A number of projects implemented in collaboration of central Government and State Government are CSC, e-Biz, e-Courts, e-Procurement and India Portal etc.
Some of the e-governance projects demonstrated were: MEE-SEVA developed by the government of Andhra Pradesh, SANYOG developed by IIT-Kharagpur and ENOVISION-Integrated Electronic Nose & Vision.
It was a great learning experience for the students as they learnt about e-governance services and policies. The Centre for e-Governance therefore provides a unique platform for wider dissemination of awareness regarding successful e-Governance initiatives in the country as well as the roadmap for implementation of e-Governance.