national conference on role of it in municipal management & urban development for sustainability





The Conference, aims to  FOCUS on the challenges encountered by our Local Self-Government (LSG) Institutions as Panchayats, Notified Area Committees, municipalities and Municipal Corporations; and the measures, innovations and experiences that can make these bodies an effective instrument of delivery in  a self-sustaining manner.  The ultimate objective is towards improving the quality of life of the citizenry through digital democracy and e-governance.  The interactions should promote good urban management and governance, planning and  institutional improvements needed to help these LSG organs to serve as engines of growth. The Conference is designed for municipal leaders and senior staff managing the resources of any LSG institution to exchange notes with the providers of leading-edge innovations regarding the day-to-day challenges faced by our cities and towns. We expect a number of thoughtleaders from the Govt. as well as the Industry to conduct a number of informative and thought-provoking technical sessions. A copy of the attached  e-flyer  gives  some  details.  The  is  aims  to  promote  good  urban management  and  governance,  planning  and  institutional improvements needed to help Municipality, Corporations, Panchayats and other wings of Urban/Rural local self government to serve as engines of growth and innovation


Key Issues: 


• Safer Cities

• Role of IT in Local-self Governance

• Slum Improvement and Upgradation

• Urban planning including town planning 

• E-Governance for effective results 

• Fire Service / Disaster Management 

• Provision of Urban Amenities and  Facilities such as Parks, Gardens, Playgrounds

• Local  Governance  -  Grassroots  Planning  &  Development Dynamics 

• Public  Issues:  Management  of  Property  Tax,  Sanitation, Electricity & Water etc.  

• Participation  of  local  resident's  associations  in  electronic governance

• Sharing of Best IT Practices in Local-self Governance

• Open house: Question-Answer session on all issues




• Hon'ble Smt. Sheila Dixit, Chief Minister, Delhi

• Dr. Sudhir Krishna, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development

• Padma  Shri Mr. D. R.  Kaarthikeyan,  I.P.S.  (Retd.),  Former  Director,  CBI,  Director General & Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council on Installation, Premises and Personnel Security

• Dr.  Ajai  Kumar  Garg,  Additional  Director,  Department  of  Electronics  &    Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt. of India

• Mr. Vijay  Dev, IAS, Pr. Secretary(Revenue)/Divisional Commissioner, DDMA

• Mr.  Sajjan  Singh  Yadav,  IAS,  Commissioner,  East  Delhi  Municipal  Corporation (EDMC)

• Mr.  Kuldeep  Singh  Gangar,  IAS,  Special  Secretary(Revenue),  Disaster Management Authority (DDMA)

• Mr. A. K. Sharma, Director-Delhi Fire Services, Delhi

• Dr. S. P. Bansal, Commissioner (Planning)-II, Delhi Development Authority

• Mr. Vikas Sharma, Whole Time Director, Supreme Infrastructure India Ltd.

• Mr. Navin M Raheja, CMD, Raheja Developers Ltd.

• Mr. Tabrez Ahmad, Director, IP Policy, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd.

• Mr. Krishnan Chatterjee, Vice President and Head, Strategic Marketing at  HCL Technologies

• Mr. Pradeep Nair, Director, Software Group, IBM India/ South Asia

• Dr.  Venkatesh  Choppella,  Associate  Professor,  International  Institute of  Information Technology Hyderabad


Registration Fees: ` 2,000/ - per delegate (10 % special discount for LAWyersclubindia.com members) 


Link: http://www.assocham.org/events/showevent.php?id=779


Date: (Friday), 05 October, 2012             

Venue: ASSOCHAM House, New Delhi


Abhishek Saxena


T:- +91-11-46550566

E mail ID - abhishek.saxena @ assocham.com






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