Monday, February 24 2020

February 9, 2020

Develop India as a global cloud hub

Mumbai-The National Conference on e-Governance 2020 came to a close after two days of rich deliberations on issues, opportunities and challenges in transforming governance using digital technologies in Mumbai.The Mumbai Declaration on e-Governance has been unanimously adopted at the valedictory session today. Through its ten-fold goal, the Declaration seeks to take forward the roadmap for e-Governance outlined in the Shillong Declaration of 2019. Improving public service delivery using digital platforms, especially in health, agriculture, education and land; propagation of successful e-governance solutions using emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Machine Learning; encourage steps so as to improve India’s rank in United Nations E-Governance Development Index, supporting greater trust-building in digital services, developing India as a global cloud hub, fostering implementation of e-office and reforming public procurement system are some of the objectives of the Declaration.