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Works done in Madhya Pradesh IT sector lauded at GIS
11-10-2014

BHOPAL: Works done in Madhya Pradesh’ information technology sector were lauded at sectoral seminar on investment facilities in IT, ITES, BPO and BPM during the Global Investors Summit at Indore on Friday. At the seminar, officers of Government of India, entrepreneurs and experts participated and suggested to make the work more efficient.

In his keynote address, Union Secretary, Information Technology Prof RS Sharma dwelt at length on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India campaign. He said that campaign’s objective is to ensure access of every citizen of India to broadband connectivity. This facility will be made available in every Panchayat in next 2 years.

About Digital Service Delivery, he informed that in it stress has been laid on certification of identity. Every person who has a mobile phone can avail benefit of digital facilities. There is a scheme to open every person’s bank account under Digital India. Financial inclusion is an important part of Digital India, he added.

Sharma informed that all certificates and documents to be issued by Government of India will be digitised. No one will be compelled to show copies of certificates issued by various government departments. Besides, a person may be in any part of the country, he will get facilities there as per eligibility. Cash payments will be minimized and electronic payments maximized.

 

Prof Sharma said that very good work has been done in e-Governance sector in Madhya Pradesh still, connectivity should be given between various applications. It is also needed that e-governance is available on mobile phones and its applications are re-designed.

Jayjeet Bhattacharya of Partner, Infra-structure and Government Services dwelt in detail on ESDM policies. He said that there are immense job opportunities in electronics sector. He stressed the need to simplify processes and increase awareness about related issues. Giving example of several countries, he laid emphasis on better connectivity.

Tanmay Chakravarty of VP Head-Government Global Industry Group congratulated Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for glorious development of Madhya Pradesh. He said that good work has been done in Madhya Pradesh in IT, ITES, BPO and BPM sectors. He said that he has to given only one suggestions that all government facilities and processes should be digitised before next Global Investors Summit. He informed that android phones are now being widely used in rural areas. Therefore, we need to move towards e-governance.

Sanjay Mehta of Teli Performance India said that his company is giving BPO services in the state since year 2007. The state government is very sensitive. He informed that large number of employees in company are from small cities and are below 25 years of age. Stressing need for training facility in the sector, he suggested to give training subsidy.