NeGD launches State Capacity Building Workshops Under Digital India programme

NeGD launches State Capacity Building Workshops Under Digital India programme

The National e-Governance Division (NeGD) has initiated State Capacity Building Workshops in collaboration with its knowledge partners.

The aim of these workshops is to demystify the potential of Emerging technologies in improving service delivery and how to shape the policies and strategies to accommodate new digital landscapes.

NeGD is under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. 


The inaugural workshop is currently underway in the state of Maharashtra, spanning from October 9th to October 12th, 2023.


It has attracted the participation of over 28 officials from various departments within the state.

The four-day intensive training is intended to familiarise the team working under the policy-making public officials to maintain continuity in the adoption and implementation of emerging technology initiatives in the State.


The inaugural commenced a series of sessions, which would be helpful for the senior Government officials to decide which of these emerging technologies will help to implement the right solution for the requirements that they have for their departments.

The workshop is bringing together an array of subject matter experts from the industry and the government for interactive sessions on real-life case studies, demonstrations on tools and a vision for turning ideas into proof of concepts, pilots or projects.

Launched in August 2023, these workshops are distinctive with the partnership between the Government and industry consortium so that Government may effectively harness the emerging technologies to improve the delivery of public services, strengthening governance and making better-informed decisions. The upcoming workshops are planned in Kerala, Ladakh, Telangana, etc.