Ganderbal: A workshop was organised Friday in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district by the District Informatics Office NIC.
District Informatics Officer, Parminder Kumar Khanganiae, during the workshop, discussed various digital services launched by the government of India.
Kumar said that Digital India programme was launched with the aim of inclusive growth in area of electronics services, product manufacturing and job opportunities.
The programme centers on three key vision areas as “Digital Infrastructure as Utility to every citizen”, “governance and services on demand “,”Digital Empowerment of Citizens”. As a precursor to this, NOFN (National Optical Fiber Network) is already laid for this project, while 2, 50000 GP (Gram Panchayats) are to be connected through NOFN, he said.
He also appealed to the general public and youth in particular, to come forward in this digital era and share their ideas and innovations. DC Ganderbal, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, during the event, appreciated the efforts of NIC for conducting this event and rolled out the Digital India program district-wide saying, the focus will be to educate people about digital services being provided such as email, social media, digital locker, e-scholarship, e-hospitals, jeevan parmaan etc.
Programme Officer ICDS, Chief Education Officer, concerned District Officers and heads of educational institutions were present on the Occasion.