Elets Technomedia, in partnership with Microsoft India as the Presenting Partner, is organising Future Ready Bharat – Digital Governance Summittoday at Hotel Swosti Premium, Bhubaneshwa, Odisha.

Focusing on the theme “Where Your Trust Meets Innovation”, the Odisha edition of the summit aims to explore the intersection of digital advancements and governance in India.  It will witness an unparalleled gathering of key decision-makers from the government and technology leaders, facilitating a unique platform to discuss the best strategies and technologies shaping governance in the digital era.

The event will commence with the inaugural session titled “Digitally Empowered Future Ready Odisha”, featuring esteemed speakers from the state government and Microsoft India. The chief guest sddress will be delivered by Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister for Science & Technology, Government of Odisha, accompanied by Ashit Tripathy, Principal Advisor to Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha & Chairman, Western Odisha Development Council, and Anubhav Patnaik, Advisor to Electronics & IT Department, Government of Odisha.

Keynote addresses will be delivered by notable government officials, including C.J. Venugopal, Additional Chief Secretary, Chief Resident Commissioner, and Chief Administrator (KBK), Government of Odisha; Manoj Kumar Mishra, Principal Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Government of Odisha. 

Experts from Microsoft India will share valuable insights into new-age innovations to enhance productivity, collaboration, and digital transformation efforts in governance. Abhishek Bose, Director-Sales, Public Sector, Microsoft India will discuss the significant role of technology in building a digitally empowered public sector. 

Pavan Maladi, Enterprise GTM Lead, Modern Work Solutions at Microsoft India, will present a solution showcase focused on empowering the next-generation frontline workforce. The showcase will demonstrate how Microsoft’s innovative technologies can enhance productivity and collaboration in various industries, enabling organizations to adapt to the evolving needs of their frontline employees.

The digital landscape is rapidly evolving, and organisations need to embrace technology to stay ahead.  Devesh Shukla, Sr. Solutions Specialist, Azure, Microsoft India will highlight how Microsoft’s robust and scalable Azure solutions empower businesses and government entities in Odisha to undergo a successful digital transformation journey.

An engaging fireside chat titled “Journeying Towards Self-Reliance & Sustainability”, featuring Manoj Kumar Mishra, Principal Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Government of Odisha, and Abhishek Bose, Director Sales, Public Sector, Microsoft India, will present exclusive insights and perspectives on how collaboration between the government and the technology industry can drive self-reliance and foster sustainable development.

The summit will delve into cutting-edge technologies and their potential to transform governance practices and enhance public services. The panel discussion, titled “Reimagining Governance with Next-Generation Technology”, will feature esteemed panelists from Odisha’s government departments and agencies. 

The panelists include Nikhil Pavan Kalian, Commissioner, Cuttack Municipal Corporation; Siddhartha Das, Director-Sports, Sport and Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha; Ramchandra Palta, Additional Commissioner Excise, Government of Odisha; Brajabandhu Bhol, Secretary, State Transport Authority, Commerce and Transport Department, Government of Odisha; Akshay Kumar Rautaray, Additional Director, Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Government of Odisha; Pradipta Swain, Chief Executive Officer, Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO); Niladri B. Mohanti, Joint Director (IT), NIC Odisha State Centre; Abhishek Bose, Director-Sales, Public Sector, Microsoft India; Dr.  Ravi Gupta, Founder, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief, Elets Technomedia (Moderator). 

For details, visit: https://events.eletsonline.com/futureready-odisha/


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