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Digital India training prog starts in Jorhat

By Correspondent

JORHAT, July 1 - To provide necessary training for digital empowerment of a large number of government employees the Jorhat extension centre of the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) today launched Prime Minister Narendra Modi�s flagship programme �Digital India� in the city through a training of 24 State Government�s employees.

Along with some employees of Deputy Commissioner�s office clerical staffs of various departments including PWD, Environment and Forest, Health and Family Welfare also participated in the inaugural day training programme at the extension centre of NIELIT which is located inside the campus of Inter-State Bus Terminus of Jorhat.

Jorhat Deputy Commissioner (in-charge) Roshni Aparanji Korati formally inaugurated the training and hoped that it would improve the digital skill of the government employees to deliver time-bound service without further delay.

She urged all participants to learn the basic-skills of digital working module diligently for better service that would reduce the wastage of time of the citizens and expenditure of government.

The Jorhat extension centre of NIELIT will train 440 employees of various departments of State Government and each of the batches will have to attend training of 16 days at the centre.

Delivering the welcome address in the programme, director of NIELIT Krishnacharyya Baruah said that their institute is a premier organisation of the Government of India in imparting training on digital literacy. He told that the institute will train 440 government employees in a phase manner over a period of two years. He also highlighted the significance of Digital India campaign.

Attending the inaugural programme DIO of National Informatics Centre Pranjal Bezbaruah, District Information and Public Relation Officer Bijendra Gogoi, Assistant Commissioner MN Dahal also spoke on the importance of the training. Assistant Director of the institute Prankrishna Tamooli offered the vote of thanks.

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