New Delhi, 4 December 2009
A joint OECD-India seminar on good e-government practices took place in New Delhi on 4 December 2009. The one-day seminar was held together with several bilateral meetings with Indian officials.
The seminar was opened by Deputy Secretary-General Richard A. Boucher and His Excellency, Mr. Chandrashektar, Secretary responsible for e-government in the Department of Information Technology in the federal Ministry of Communications & Information Technology.
The aim of the seminar was to exchange experiences focusing on three areas:
| Session 1
|| The impact of the financial and economic crisis on e-government
| Session 2
|| Strengthening leadership and organisation for successful e-government
| Session 3
|| Serving citizens – becoming user-focused in e-government
Similarities were identified together with the diversity and magnitude of challenges facing the Indian federal government with regards to public service delivery. To facilitate an exchange of experiences invited e-government experts from Denmark, Hungary and Portugal together with Indian government officials gave introductory presentations to the discussions.
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