What was the Shillong Conference about?
- The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DAPRG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Meghalaya organized the 22nd National Conference on eGovernance at Shillong during 8-9 August 2019.
Features of the declaration
- Government of India and State Governments shall collaborate to:
- Improve the citizen’s experience with Government services by promoting timely implementation of India Enterprise Architecture (IndEA). [India Enterprise Architecture (IndEA) is a way to establish Unity in Diversity in the domain of e-Governance. It is a framework that enables the development and implementation of Enterprise Architectures independently and in parallel by all governments and their agencies across India, conforming to the same models and standards].
- Ensure improvement in ease of living and ease of doing business by making a big shift in the role of government from Service Provider to Service Enabler, thus moving from development of applications to making available public digital platforms where multiple competitive applications can be developed.
- Take steps to further improve connectivity in North Eastern States by addressing the issues and challenges of telecommunications connectivity at grassroot level.
- Take steps to enhance the activities of the Electronics Sector Skill Council in North Eastern States.
- Promote use of e-Office and move towards less paper State Secretariats in the North-Eastern States and in the District level offices.
- Develop India as a global cloud hub and facilitate development of Government applications and databases on Cloud by default.