There is a need for deploying future-ready IT infrastructure, thereby improving government functioning and also understand the pain-points and solutions pertaining to IT infrastructure for government stakeholders in the West Bengal region.
Dell in partnership with CyberMedia Research (CMR), recently concluded the ‘Government Connect Conference’ in Kolkata.
As per ‘IT Pulse’ – a survey conducted before the conference to understand the challenges faced by stakeholders in adopting technology – West Bengal has emerged as the new dominant IT hub. With sound awareness around new technological solutions such as data centre, storage, cloud, security, etc., they have has introduced significant computerization at various levels in several government departments and directorates. The e-Governance initiatives in the state cover the entire spectrum of interfaces including telemedicine, education, agriculture, civic issues, employment, etc.
Government Connect is Dell’s year-long outreach program themed “Future-ready IT, for future-ready government” and conducted as a joint initiative with CMR, South Asia’s leading ICT, ESDM and Lifesciences industry marketing Services Company. The Kolkata chapter was preceded by similar conferences in Lucknow, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
“West Bengal has shown incredible acceptance to E-governance and has been a threshold to government initiatives like Digital India and schemes implemented in tune with the NeGP. This is bound to create phenomenal change in areas such as healthcare, education, creation of employment opportunities, citizen services, etc. Dell is excited to partner Webel, to create Future Ready IT solutions for a future ready government”, stated Raman Bountra, Business Leader – Government Sales, Dell India.