SCDG, established in partnership with NeGD, aims to promote adoption of technology-based solutions in India’s public service sector through specially curated digital upskilling programs for government officials.

SAP Labs India is partnering with NeGD in setting up a Center for Digital Government

SAP Labs India has partnered with the National e-Governance Division (NeGD) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to launch the SAP Center for Digital Government (SCDG) to enhance digital government capabilities in the country.

SAP Labs India said it will work closely with NeGD to set up SCDG in Bengaluru. It will focus on capacity building, program management and implementation of Digital India projects and initiatives implemented by Ministries and/or their departments at the Central and State levels.

Under the MoU, SCDG will deliver on three broad pillars of activity – innovation in technology applications for government service delivery, capacity building and knowledge sharing and thought leadership. It will include policy consultations to support the implementation of the following for the benefit of the Indian public service and the sector at all levels of government.

“The potential and application of technology for inclusive growth has been a game changer for India. To leap forward, collaboration between industry and government is becoming more important than ever. The collective initiative of the National e-Governance Division and SAP will support innovation and capacity building to enable the next wave of inclusive and transformative Digital India initiatives,” said Abhishek Singh, President and CEO, National e-Governance Division (NeGD), MeitY. opening of the center.

Sindhu Gangadharan, SVP & MD, SAP Labs India said SCDG, established in collaboration with NeGD, aims to promote the adoption of technology solutions in India’s public service sector through tailor-made digital upskilling programs for government officials.

At SCDG, technology experts will work directly with utility professionals to provide strategic mentorship and lead training programs, workshops/roundtables and innovation demonstrations. “SAP is committed to driving the innovation agenda in India and the latest initiative reinforces our efforts to enable digital transformation and a path to sustainable growth.”

SCDG will also conduct regular training programs for government officials to build their technical and digital citizenship skills while implementing technology. To this end, it will work with MeitY, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Education to ensure the desired impact is achieved in the longer term, thereby addressing the needs of all central and state government digitization requirements.

Government IT spending in India is estimated at $9.5 billion in 2022, up 12% from 2021, according to research firm Gartner. Apeksha Kaushik, principal analyst at Gartner, said modernization is a long-term goal for government organizations for more than a decade, but the challenges posed by the pandemic have mobilized a wave of transformative activity.

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