Guests at the inaugural function of the conference at KIIT Convention Centre on Thursday
Guests at the inaugural function of the conference at KIIT Convention Centre on Thursday
Bhubaneswar: The 15th National e-Governance Conference was inagurated at the KIIT campus here on Thursday. The Conference was inagurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

“The financial stability in the country can be brought through e-governance”, CM said. It has played a pivotal role in giving Government’s assistance to common people, he clarified.

CM Naveen Patnaik Inaugurating the 15th National e-Governance Conference at KIIT, Bhubaneswar on Thursday>On behalf of two thousand IT scientists present in the conference CM Naveen Patnaik said,”India is being counted as a fast growing economic country among all other countries in the world since 1990″. Information and IT have played an important role in this economic growth. This has become an important medium in spreading information to all corners of the country.”

Claiming that e-admission, e-resistration, e-consumer, e-panchayat, e- relief fund has brought radical changes in the country, Mr. Patnaik said, Odisha Government is quite ahead in this sector.

CM Naveen Patnaik Lighting the Inaugural Lamp at the 15th National e-Governance Conference at KIIT, Bhubaneswar on Thursday
CM Naveen Patnaik Lighting the Inaugural Lamp at the 15th National e-Governance Conference at KIIT, Bhubaneswar on Thursday
PTI Minister for State for communications and IT Mr. Sachin Pilot said, “e-Governance has played a pivotal role in the relation between State and Central Government. Now 80 crore people are using mobile phones which indicates that more and more people aware about Information and IT.

Union Minister of parliamentary affairs and planning V Narayanaswami said,”India government is spending 60 thousand crores for e-education.

Among others, Bijay Kumar Patnaik, Chief Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Jena, Commissioner-cum-Principal Secretary of the State’s Energy and IT Department graced the occasion.

The conference will end today.