Digital India anniversary observed at Ganderbal

Ganderbal, Jul 1: A sensitization cum awareness programme was organized today by the District Administration Ganderbal in collaboration with NIC District Centre Ganderbal to celebrate the Digital India Anniversary.
Around 20 participants including District Officers and various stakeholders were present. The programme was headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Showkat Ahmad Rather.
The theme of the subject was Digital Initiatives in the District and how can we adopt the ICT led practices in our daily office routine and contribute towards achieving an efficient and accountable administration.
District Informatics Officer (DIO) Basharat Shafi gave introduction about the present event and highlighted the role and responsibilities of various Officers towards citizens with regard to their presence in service delivery and in achieving the goal of Digital India Programme. The DIO emphasized that in today’s competitive world all the stakeholders of the government must abreast themselves with the latest technological tools and innovations and remain steadfast towards bringing a change towards a digitally empowered knowledge economy.
Digital Initiative (DI) is a mission under Digital India (DI) Programme to modernize/transform and empower the various sectors of the economy with ICT led solutions
It was highlighted that there are about 120- CSCs (operating in the district that provide e-services to the whole society. Later on the appreciation certificates were awarded to various officials towards their contribution in the field of information and communication technology.