VISIT to Centre for e-Governance
18th August, 2017
CSI Student Chapter, Dronacharya Group of Institution (DGI)- Greater Noida organized a visit to Centre for e-Governance (CeG), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), New Delhi on 18th August 2017. 40 second year CSE, IT and CSIT Department students along with faculty coordinator Ms. Monu Singh and Mr. Sunil Narula, Assistant Professors in CSE Department visited the centre.
Upon arrived at CeG, the students were briefed by Shri. Sunil Kumar, Project Manager, CeG. He said that CeG is a part of the “Awareness and Communication” activity under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) and seeks to bring the achievements under NeGP under one umbrella for the information of the citizens.
Addressing the students, Shri Kumar said that the purpose of the CeG is to recognise the immense potential of e-Governance projects being implemented through National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), to bring in efficiency and effectiveness in citizen - centric services, socio - economic transformation, especially in the fields of education, health, skill-building, entrepreneurship and in creating employment opportunities. He pointed out that the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology considered it prudent to demystify the concept of e-Governance and disseminate information on various e-Governance initiatives taken up by various Central and State Governments, to the common people, especially to the student community. Students were informed that having implemented wide variety of e-Governance projects of various dimensions under the aegis of both Central and State Governments, it is considered to be extremely important to reach out common people at large `(People are the Purpose)’ and disseminate information on the projects to assess impact of these projects on peoples’ daily life.
During the address, Mr. Kumar said that CeG has been envisaged as the platform for showcasing advancement in ICT domain especially in e-Governance by demonstrating applications from states, central line ministries, MeitY organizations and other implementing agencies. In addition, it is meant to be a staging platform for cutting edge and emerging technology areas that are part of MeitY mandate and are of relevance to other ICT domain including electronics, Indian Language Solutions, emerging technologies in ICT domains and solutions for differently abled centre.
At the CeG, students attended the sensitization workshop on "Digital India Programme". They also witnessed the aesthetically designed hi-tech display systems and visitor-friendly functionality with kiosks which were kept there for demonstration of e-services, state-of-the-art display formats, Internet-enabled conference areas, dedicated video conferencing facilities as well as a state-of-the-art projection system featured conference hall. They also had the opportunity to understand CeG showcase applications, demonstrations and presentations that reflect the progress achieved in the implementation and usage of e-Governance. It covered successful and high impact e-Gov applications and content based on improved citizen service delivery, innovativeness, cost effectiveness and overall impact in fulfilling developmental objectives of the government. Also displayed are various social sector initiatives relating to health and education.
Some of the initiatives which were demonstrated to the students are:
- e –Aadhaar, e-KYC, Jeevan Parman, Mobile Seva, MyGov, Open Data, etaal, e-Office, e-Sanjeevani, ISEA, Mee Seva, e-District, Passport Seva, Sanyog, e-Gov. App. Store, Meghdoot, Enovision, Indian IP Panorama, Param Yuva II and BOSS.
DGI students had a very meaningful discussions with Sh. Sunil Kumar in terms of industry based students projects.
CeG also organized an Online Quiz to gauge the students’ learning from the visit. Following three students were appreciated for coming up with correct answers to the questions:
- Piyush Choudhary
- Ajay Partap Singh
- Jagrati Darmal
DGI coordinators thanked Shri Kumar for facilitating the students’ visit. The team returned to the college at 3:30 pm.