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'Digital North East Vision 2022' to be released tomorrow Guwahati


PTI 10 Aug 2018, 12:11 PM India

The Union Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will release the 'Digital North East Vision 2022' here tomorrow.

According to an official release, the 'Vision Document' emphasizes leveraging digital technologies to transform the lives of people of the North East and enhance the ease of living.

"The document identifies eight digital thrust areas namely, digital infrastructure, digital services, digital empowerment, promotion of electronics manufacturing, promotion of IT and ITes including BPOs, digital payments, innovation & startups, and cybersecurity," the release said.

The 'Vision Document' aims to empower the people of the North Eastern region and state-wise roadmaps for implementing digital initiatives have been developed, it added. The ambitious document will be released in the presence of chief ministers and IT ministers of all North Eastern states along with senior officials government officials. "Three parallel sessions have also been planned tomorrow preceding the event for the release of the Vision 2022.

These comprise a networking workshop on a hub-and-spoke model for the BPOs, a session on expanding the role and reach of Common services center and another session on government e-marketplace," the statement informed.

These sessions are to expose the participants to the implementation and the role of these initiatives in providing employment opportunities, delivery of various services digitally to the rural population and enhancing the efficiency of governance, it added.

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