Raman Singh, Tanuja Raichuria to participate at India Social Good summit
chief minister Dr Raman Singh and Dhamtari resident Tanuja Raichuria, who was
awarded by the Prime Minister for her exemplary work during Digital India
initiative, would be participating at the forthcoming India Social Good Summit
2015 to deliberate on the theme of “Technology, Social Good and the Road Ahead
The summit, an
initiative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), would be held at IIT
Delhi on Monday and would be simultaneously streamed live in over 70 countries
as part of the global 2015 Social Good Summit. The summit would showcase
technologies that are changing the lives of people across the country.
The Chief Minister is
slated to share his views on how technology can transform people's lives.
website the theme for the global summit this year is, “2030 Now - What type of
world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” The global summit, scheduled for
Sept 28, aims at uniting, global citizens around the world to unlock the potential
of technology to make the world a better place.
The Summit follows the
historic signing by member states on Sept 25, where 193 world leaders will
commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15
years. The goals include ending extreme poverty, fighting inequality and
injustice and fixing climate change.
According to the
summit's programme schedule, while the chief minister would be present at the
function, Raichuria, who was awarded her exemplary work in starting a IT enabled
common service centre (CSC) in Dhamtari village, would join the proceedings via
web chat from her village.
According to officials,
last year, the Social Good Summit was held in 74 countries and connected people
globally with the help of live streams in seven languages and through social
media using hashtag 2030Now to share innovative ideas for the future of our