Thematic Workshops

The workshops are dynamic and are focused on various emerging areas related to e-Governance (policy, digital platforms, standards, technology, framework etc.). These are designed to create awareness and to understand the requirements of the Central Ministries/States on new and critical focus areas.

Target Participants:

Government officials engaged in various MMP and other e-Governance projects; Members of PMUs, State e-Governance Mission Team (SeMT), Project Mission Team (PeMT), Industry and other stakeholders.

Duration: 1-2 days

S No. Themes Curriculum Resources Agenda
1. Emerging Technologies The workshop is designed to make participants aware of the Emerging Technologies (AI & ML, Blockchain and Data Analytics) and their potentiality in the Government.

  • Concept
  • Current Landscape
  • Face of with Tools & Technologies
  • Use Cases


  • Dr BK Murthy (MeitY)
  • Shri Sudhanshu Mittal ( NASSCOM)
  • Prof. Rajendra M. Sonar (IIT, Mumbai)
  • Shri G T Venkateshwar Rao, (Telangana)
  • Dr Rajiv Mathur (Chainvine Ltd.)
  • Smt G.Josthna (CDAC)
  •  Shri Prashant Joshi (FRACTAL)

Workshop Agenda_ET.pdf

2. Digital Payments (GeM)
  • Roadmap of GEM Implementation;
  • Issues and Challenges
  • Experience Sharing by the States
  • Shri Mayank Bisht (GeM)
  • Shri Rajesh Jain (GeM)

3. e-Governance All the Stages of e-Governance Project Life-cycle
  • Shri Satyajit Rao Vaghvala (NISG)
  • Shri BG Gupta
  • Shri JC Kapoor
  • Shri Ashish Sanyal
  • Dr Kalpana Mathur

4. e-Governance Standards and Open-Source Policy
  • Policy on Open APIs, Standards and Best Practices for Digital Preservation
  • Guidelines on Indian Government Websites
  • Standards on Indian languages for Localization, Biometric Standards, Metadata and Data Standards (MDDS) and Technology Standards for IFEG etc.
  • Shri Kamal Jain, NeGD
  • Smt Kavita Bhatia, MeitY
  • Shri U.K. Nandwani,  (STQC)
  • Shri C S Bisht, (STQC)
  • Dr Dinesh Katre, CDAC Pune
  • Shri Bharat G. , Language Computing Group, MeitY
  • Dr Meenakshi Mahajan, NIC

 5. Use of GIS in Informed Planning & Decision Making
  • Digital India- GIS based Governance
  • Integration, Analysis, Management of Spatial Data
  • Applications of GIS in Projects
  • National Platform on GIS, Govt. Land Information System, GIS Based DSS for REC, GIS Based DSS for Mining
  • Digital Image Processing for the analysis of Satellite Data & Using 2D/3D/4D
  • National Level Framework in GIS, Regulations with respect to Mapping & Security Issues
  • GIS Data Standards & Policies

  • Shri T. P. Singh (BiSAG)
  • Shri Vishnu Chandra (NIC)
  • Smt Paru Thakkar, Shri Sachin Agarwal, Shri Tushar Rai, Smt. Reshma Agarwal (GIS Consultants)
  • Dr Nagaraja Ravoori (ISRO, Department of Space)
  • Dr Surya S. Durbha (IIT, Bombay)

6. Information Security Assurance in e-Governance Projects (Cyber Security)
  • New-Age Cyber Security for Threats
  • Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure
  • Product Security
  • Network and Application Security
  • Security in e-Governance and Legal compliances
  • BotNets and Malwares
  • e-Assurance Framework for e-Governance
  • Mr Rajesh Narang, NeGD
  • Mr Subhendu Das, STQC
  • Ms Seema Khanna, NIC
  • Mr Pawan Duggal, Advocate
  • Mr S.S. Sarma, CERT-In
  • Ms. Ratnaboli,  NIC
  • Mr U.K. Nandwani STQC
  • Mr Prasenjit Das, Consultant
  • Ms. Shubhagata, CBEC