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1 Executive Director C-DAC Kolkata Government Initiatives in IT Empowerment of Common Masses ,Service Delivery With specific Reference To NE Region and Industry PartnershipCol AK Nath (Retd)Executive Director C-DAC Kolkata
2 IT Roadmape-Government: Providing e-infrastructure for delivery of e-services.e-Industry: Promotion of electronics hardware manufacturing and IT-ITeS industrye-Innovation/R&D: Enabling creation of Innovation /R&D Infrastructure in emerging areas of ICT&Ee-Learning: Providing support for development of e- Skills and Knowledge networke-Security: Securing India’s cyber space.e-Inclusion: Promoting the use of ICT for more inclusive growth.
4 National e Governance Plan Vision“MakeallGovernmentCentralDepartment/ MinistriesStateservicesaccessibletothecommon man in his locality,through common service deliveryoutlets and ensure efficiency,transparency & reliability of suchservices at affordable costs torealise the basic needs of thecommon man.”InternationalEntitiesE-India CitizensStrategyIntegratedServicesMission mode projectsIntegrated projectsCommon Services CentersState Wide Area NetworkState Data CentersBusinesses
5 National e-Governance Plan Projects (27)Core & Infra ProjectsIntegrated( 7)• e-BIZ• EDI• India Portal• CommonService Centres• NSDG• e-Courts• e-ProcurementCentral(9)•Income Tax• Central Excise• Passports/Visa• Immigration• MCA 21• Unique ID (UID)• Pensions• e-OfficeIndustry Initiative• Banking• InsuranceState (11)• Agriculture• Land Records - I & II(NLRMP)• Transport• Treasuries• Commercial Taxes• Gram Panchayat• Municipalities• Police• Employment Exchange• e-DistrictSDCCSCSWANSSDG
6 Common Services Centers: Vehicles of Inclusive Growth Strategic cornerstone of NeGP envisaging a 3-tier structure consisting of the CSC operator (Village Level Entrepreneuror VLE) the Service Centre Agency (SCA),that will be responsible for a division ofCSCs and a State DesignatedAgency (SDA)Front-end Delivery Outletse-Kiosks : Above 100,000 CSCsAccess to informationG2G, G2C, B2C ServicesPublic Private PartnershipService Procurement ModelUniform Geographical spread
7 Progress So Far (As on 30th June 2011) Jammu KashmirChandigarhHimachal PradeshPunjabHaryanaHPArunachal PradeshDelhiPunjabUttarakhand• CSC rolled out ‐ 95,710UttaranchalSikkimHaryanaRajasthanUttar PradeshUPASMNGLMNPBiharMGHBiHJHDTRIPURAMZRGujaratWest BengalWBGujaratMPChattisgarhCHHDaman and DiuOrissaMaharashtraOrissaDadra & Nagar Haveli100% (12)AndhraPradesh70%‐100% (13)GoaAPAndaman & NicobarIslandsKarnatakaKarnataka50% ‐ 70% (4)10% ‐ 50% (2)≤ 10% (1) SCA Selected (1)PuducherryTNTamilNaduKeralaLakshadweepUnder Discussion (2)*Due to termination of SCAs in Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Uttarakhand around 4537 CSCs are reported to be non operational
8 Issues in Service Delivery Air of Mystification about procedures Long Queues at delivery points Multiple Visits to GovernmentOffices Outcome is in Suspense Gatekeepers at every turn Poor Quality of Service Service is a Mercy - not a Right Too many Intermediaries, Shortcuts Exception is the rule!
9 Challenges Of Public Service Delivery At Last Mile Backend ReadinessLast Mile ConnectivityPower back-up solutionsViability and Sustainability Issues
10 m-GovernanceWider access to e-services key to high sustainable and inclusive growthLimited internet penetration – hence limited access to e-gov currentlyMobiles enable anytime, anywhere access to and delivery of services – Bridging the last mile gap, no huge upfront investments, suited for rural areasBroadband penetration only mil., whereas mobiles mil., mil. in rural areas (as on )Mobiles ideal for Govt. services, financial inclusion, micro credit, location (GPS) based services, etc.Huge potential for empowerment through mobile governance
11 Transactional Services on Mobiles Financial ServicesMobile payments (Bills, remittances)Payment of fees for Government servicesOperation of bank accountsMicro-creditFinancial inclusionPublic/Government ServicesSubmission of e-Gov applicationsDelivery of servicesGrievance RedressalDisaster management (alerts, response)Location based services (travel/route info, crime detection, disasters)e-Authentication (UID)
12 E InclusionConcept centered around involving people in the Information Society through facilitating access to and use of ICT.Objective - to achieve a truly inclusive Information Society by reducing the digital divide at home, at work, in education and in public provision through e-Government and e-Health services,e-Education, e-Agriculture, e-Business, etc.
13 E Inclusion e-Inclusion policies are aimed at: Removing barriers that prevent access to tools and services of the Information Society for people whocannot afford ICT,have functional restrictionslack required skills,Avoiding exclusion, forms of which can be directly linked to ICT, including risks of social and economic deprivation among people who do not use ICT as more e-Services are established,Harnessing opportunities offered through ICT in order to support exclusion-prone communities in terms of better access to education and employment.
14 E InclusionExploiting ICT for the purposes of empowerment, motivation and networking among individuals and utilizing technologies that contribute towards the development of social capital.e-Inclusion policies - range of measures including legislation and regulation, institutional development, support and subsidy, and fiscal policy.
15 E Inclusion Current Strategy Private Sector InitiativesEcosystem partnershipsDigital empowerment through NGOsConsumer outreach and awareness
16 E Inclusion Spectrum Digital Inclusion Financial Inclusion Economic InclusionSocial Inclusion
17 E Inclusion RoadmapFormulation of policy on National e-Inclusion including:-Human resource developmentOrganizational developmentFormulation of National e-Inclusion programme /action plan.Formulation of schemes relating to Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP), Tribal Sub Plan (TSP), Women’s Component Plan (WCP).Formulation of Schemes/Project proposals for minorities and differently- abled.Establishment of R&D Centres on e-Inclusion.
18 E Inclusion RoadmapSet up Institutional and legal framework development,making legal and regulatory changes to enable organizations, institutions and agencies at all levels and in all sectors to enhance their capacities.Implementation of targeted schemes namely SCSP, TSP,WCP, schemes for minorities and differently-abled.Implementation of World Bank Project on National Mission on Women Empowerment.
20 Speech-based Access for Agricultural Commodity Prices in Bengali Telephony application to provide latest commodity price to farmers.System Features:Remote access via mobile or landline.Easy to use. Support Voice query and response24 x 7 hr Automated ServiceBi-lingual (Bangla & English) prompt for better usability.Get a phone, Dial (033)Technology:Speech RecognitionComputer Telephony Interface
21 Digital Library Initiatives Digitization & Microfilming of Rare materials available in Visva-BharatiDigital Library for North Eastern States (Content Creation, Storage and Access)Mega Center: Digital Library of India – 2nd PhaseDigitization & Retrieval system of Medical Records for Government of West BengalThe Digitisation works are in progress at Shanti Niketan , Visva Bharati.The Digitisation works are in progress at Birchandra State Central Library, Agartala, Tripura in NE India.The Portal for Visva Bharati
22 Computer Aided Design (CAD) Centre Computer Aided Design (CAD) Centre has been established with an aim to create innovative IT Based Design Development and Deployment for Carpet, Handloom and Handicraft products with up-gradation of Skills of the Weavers / Artisans with state-of-the art IT–based Tools & Techniques using simplest methodology so that they are e-enabled to respond to fast changing Global needs.Proposition :To train existing Handloom, Carpentry, Woodwork, Carpets workers as master trainersTo overcome limitation imposed by low / nil educational background.To create CAD infrastructure so that computer & plotter can be used to make designs.To create a pool of Motif Bank for fusion.The scheme has been proliferated in Birbhum & Bardhaman Dist of West Bengal, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh & Tripura.
23 Capacity BuildingIT Skill based for Empowerment of Local Youth / SHGs of West Bengal & North Eastern Region of India.Objective:Establishment of IT Based Resource Centres & E-Learning Software on IT literacy and Courseware for IT Awareness in Local Vernacular Languages, (i.e. in Nepali, Manipuri, Mizo etc.).Master Trainers creation for Teaching Functional IT for Sustainable Employment Generation in their respective Localities.Empowerment of grass-root people (Specially, women & SHG members) with IT Literacy by Master Trainers.Employment generation and also to support IT Enabled Services of Local Government like Data Entry and Management, Hardware Maintenance, Maintenance of E-Gov. activities & CSCs etc.Scheme has been successfully implemented in Nadia Dist of West Bengal, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.More than 200 local youthSHG members already employed
24 Computer Aided Learning (CAL) Program, for Sarva Shiksha MissionDevelopment of Educational Content Creation under Sarva Siksha Mission Program as per the Syllabus of “School of Secondary Education” Government of West Bengal.Apart from addressing the technological and economic challenge in a large scale for the process of using computer as learning resource, the following stages have become imperative:Familiarizing the teachers with modern computer systems.Equipping the teachers with appropriate pedagogical techniques.Developing of appropriate teaching learning materials.Approximately 802 teachers have been trained in various districts of West Bengal under this scheme
26 E-Vision Software for Fermentation E-Nose Software for aroma Detection Some Applicationsof ENOVISIONTea Tasting SoftwareE-Vision Software for FermentationE-Nose Softwarefor aroma DetectionThis Product is deployed in the following locations in India / aboardTRA, Tocklai, Assam I. KDHP, Munnar,Parry Agro Industries Ltd at Valparai J. Govt. Tea Factory, TripuraMalankara Tea Estate at KottayamUPASI-TRF at Valparai K. IHBT, PalampurHarrison Malayalam Ltd, Coimbatore L. IIT, KharagpurF. Lopchu Tea, Darjeeling In Abroad…G. Tezpur University, Assam A. JFK, KenyaH. TEMI Tea, Sikkim
27 E-TONGUE Applications Areas (Electronic Tea Tasting Instrument for Black Tea Quality Monitoring)Applications AreasTea liquor quality analysis: Output: Tea Tasters’ like quality index (Taste Index).Rare earth elements detection etc.Electronic Tongue is based on the voltammetric technique . It comprises of electrochemical cell, sensor array and appropriate pattern recognition software capable of recognizing simple or complex soluble non-volatile molecules which forms taste of a sample.Voltammetry applies a potential to anelectrode & measure the resultingcurrent with a three-electrode system( Working, Counter, Reference)
28 ANNADARPAN(A Machine Vision System For Rice Quality Analysis)Rice Grain Analyzer“ An image processing based non-invasive, fast, reliable solution for online rice quality analysis based on its physical appearance”Shape analysis (Based on l/b ratio)Slender, Medium, Bold, RoundDefect detection/analysis:Broken: Percentage (%)Color defect Percentage (%)Grain size analysis:Extra long, Long, Medium, Short
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