Country Leader-Future Cities & CTO-Technology Services, HP, India
The Digital India of today is a disruptive social equalizer in that it empowers the citizens. Technology provides a great platform for mainstreaming the marginalized and paves the way for equitable opportunities enabling citizens to grow. The combination of Smart Cities, Digital Government, Citizen Services via Web & Mobile Technologies, the rise of social media and increased awareness is creating the momentum for a new age of opportunities and better citizen services. There is an immediate need for better alignment of technology, government policy, practice and citizen services which can be delivered by a technology-enabled government that instils the trust of citizens in government.
The Nett result eventually is :
• Citizen Empowerment
• Effective e-governance
• Economic growth