CIO TRAINING- eGovernance Leadership Programme AUGUST 2018 ESTONIA

Chief Information Officers Training Programme

Chief Information Officers’ Training Programmes is a comprehensive programme designed to build the knowledge and skills of officers who are involved in leading, managing and implementing e-Governance Mission Mode Projects (MMP) under e-Governance Projects in Ministries/ Departments, both at Centre & States/ UTs. The CIO Training Programmes started in the year 2011 under the World Bank funding and then got approved in the year 2015 under Digital India Capacity Building Scheme Phase II.

In 2018, 2 CIO Training Programmes were conducted in the months of August & September for target participants who consisted of Senior Government Officials (policy & program level) both at Centre and State/UTs. In terms of hhierarchy, the participants were of the level of Joint Secretary/ Director and equivalent in the Centre, and that of Principal Secretary/ Head of Department and equivalent in the State.


CIO Programme

No. of Participants


No of days

Domestic /International Location


e-Governance Leadership Programme - Phase II



23/08/18- 2/09/18


Delhi & Estonia


e-Governance Leadership Programme - Phase II



18/09/18- 30/09/18


Delhi & Estonia


During the course of the Training Programme, following themes were discussed and deliberated upon, in the broad domain of Government Digital Transformation-

  1. Digital India Program projects & initiatives
  2. Policy Framework, Standards & Guidelines
  3. IT Infrastructure, e-Procurement
  4. Government process re-engineering & change management
  5. Interoperability and Data Privacy
  6. Emerging technology( IOT, Block chain, AI and cyber security)
  7. Enterprise architecture
  8. Design & Thinking approach
  9. International Best Practices Exposure visit (location Estonia)


Event Details

Date: Aug 2018
Venue: Estonia