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Digital innovation: MyGov CEO's webcast at 11am on Wed

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MUMBAI: ‘Let’s Talk Innovation’, a webcast series, has been floated where experts from different fields have been invited to share their experiences and ideas about the use of technology and innovation for building Digital India as a part of Innovate for Digital India Challenge’ (IFDIC) 2.0.

As part of the webcast series MyGov CEO Gaurav Dwivedi will be joining the webcast live at 11:00 am on 11 January. Dwivedi will share his thoughts on the following:

The initiatives that MyGov is planning to launch

The role played by the local innovation ecosystem in realising the Digital India vision

Factors that are indispensable for the government to achieve a sustainable innovation ecosystem in India

Opportunities, challenges and the role of IT and citizen’s participation in building smart cities

Unique examples of how citizen’s participation is helping the government solve crucial challenges

The IFDI 2.0 challenge is being backed by MyGov – a platform created by the Government of India to promote the active participation of countrymen in governance and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). IFDI- 2.0 is anchored by T-Hub Foundation, which is one of India’s largest Technology Business Incubators (TBI).

Since the launch of the Digital India initiative by the Central Government, companies, as well as individuals, are undertaking various exercises to empower Indian citizens through technology and bring about innovation. Intel and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) have introduced IFDIC to help foster this culture of innovation in India.

Dwivedi has held important positions in the government. He was the Director of the Department of Information Technology, having served as a Senior Deputy Director in the Indian Administrative Services. Dwivedi has been continuously supporting the Innovate for Digital India Challenge from its inception.

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