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IT services set to transform governance in JK: Ansari

Minister attends Global Conference on Cyber SPACE


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New Delhi, Nov 23 (KNS): Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education, Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari attended Global Conference on Cyber SPACE (GCCS) 2017, here today.
The conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by Union Minister for Law and Justice & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prime Minster of Sri Lanka and other dignitaries of different countries.
While speaking on the occasion, Minister for IT, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari said that Jammu and Kashmir is vigorously working on the vision to transform J&K and make it a bigger part of cyber space and digital India initiatives. He said the execution plan for Information Technology setup in the state has already been started with IT department having digitized the details of around 3.18 lakh state employees.
“To make the state fully digitized, the IT department has setup portals and electronic booths of different departments offering instant e-service to the citizens” the Minister said.
He said through e-governance, government has encouraged e-tourism, e-health, e-commerce and many other facilities in the state. The Minister further said that Community Information Centres (CIS's) established in 132 blocks of the State are dedicated to provide services to rural masses in the field of Education, Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, Rural Development, Employment and Information Technology.
Ansari also added that the project is being executed by Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency by creating a database which is going to be a unique database for decision making and will help in ease of Governance.
The Minister was accompanied by Additional secretary IT, Shiv Kumar, CEO JKeGA, Saadat Hussain, Project Manager JKeGA and CISO-IT, Irfan Rather, Semt Consultant Syed Aijaz and other officials of the state. (KNS)
 


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