Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government is all set to host the two-day 15 th National Conference on e-Governance which will commence from tomorrow in the KIIT University campus.

This is the second time that the Information Technology Department Odisha is hosting a national conference in e-governance.

The conference aims to explore how government departments can work cohesively to increase use of public information in all aspects of governance,” State Information Technology secretary P K Jena said in a press conference on Tuesday.

The Conference aims at providing platform for effective interaction of policy makers, practitioners and industry leaders to deliberate and identify priorities and recommend strategy for good governance through use of IT, Jena added.

Around 15,000 delegates are expected to participate in the conference.

Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Prime minister’s office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension V Narayanasamy was also scheduled to address the gathering. Besides, department secretaries from 20 states and a number of IT majors are likely to participate in the event, having a theme “Towards Effective Electronic Service Delivery.”

The conference is jointly organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Greivances and Department of IT, Govt. of India with Department of IT Govt. Of Odisha.