Valedictory for the National e-Governance Programme for Senior Leaders, NeGD
The National e-Governance Programme for Senior Leaders, NeGD, a six-day programme, was delivered between 10th and 15th October 2022 at IIMB, for 30 senior officers working on e-governance projects in Central and State governments. This was a custom programme designed and delivered towards the capacity-building initiative of National e-Governance Division under the aegis of Digital India Programme of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The programme focused on developing competencies of the officers to conceptualize and implement meaningful e-Governance projects. It provided them with an exposure to contemporary issues in managing large e-Governance projects, successful implementing these projects and the challenges of implementation. They were exposed to AI/ML, Blockchain and Augmented Reality, Digital Transformation and Data Transformation methods and strategies, Data Management for e-Governance, Entrepreneurial Thinking and Change Management. In addition to classroom sessions, the officers went on field visits and did projects. The projects included Farmer Registration and Unified Beneficiary Information System (FRUITS), Control Room & Helpline for the Minority Welfare Department, and Grama One Centre (Digital Library). Prof. Rahul De was the programme director.