The BMI session of 13th January 2021 was lit up by visionary professionals Mr. Rengarajan Sridharan, SAP Practice leader – Global delivery, Gemini Consulting and Services, USA, and Mr. Siddharth Samal, Head sales and Centre head (Odisha), Gemini Consulting and Services, who opined their expertise on E-Governance and its implementation in India and USA.
The session began with a brief overview about Gemini Consulting and Services, and their major focus areas, by Mr. Rengarajan. The company is taking big bets on Intelligent ERP, Artificial Intelligence and Products & Innovation, of which ERP is a colossal area of investment. The extensive calibre of the firm has attracted clients from various sectors, ranging from banking to healthcare systems. Mr. Renga went on to explain about the Public Sector Units and how E-Governance works in the United States, which is quite distinguished from the system in India. The major public sectors in USA are Defence and Security; Federal and States; Healthcare and Higher Education and Research, with the focus areas of Budget and Planning, Funds and Grants, and Logistics and Supply Chain model. A case study on the Weill Cornell Medicine was briefed on, followed by a statistical comparison on investment percentage in India and USA for different sectors.
The next half of the session was handled by Mr. Siddharth, who elaborated on E-Governance in India, its initiatives, cases, and implementation in IT sector. The SMARRT Governance involves Simplicity, Morality, Accountability, Responsiveness, Responsibility and Transparency in the functioning of the Government. He further explained the scope of E-Governance in public sector services. The different E-Governance initiatives in India, both at national and state level, such as Digital India, myGOV, eAtithi, Aadhaar etc. have been quite successful in the country. The session was concluded by throwing light on the different possibilities of E-Governance post the COVID scenario and with a brief Q&A session.
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“Today’s session by Mr. Rengarajan and Mr. Siddharth was quite simple and easy to grasp. The session emphasized on the scope of E-Governance in India and USA. The vast stretch of information given to us by both the speakers turned out to be very useful and will be of great help to the students of LIBA, in this field. Overall, it was an exhilarating session”
– Inigo Santhiagu, F20 Batch
“Technology has indeed revolutionized the world, right from the very basic things to the most complex ones, of which E-Governance is a major boon. First of all, it was indeed very nice to listen to such inspiring, experienced and industrious people, who through their hard work and persistence have reached heights in life. Both the speakers, Mr. Rengarajan and Mr. Siddharth, have communicated the content to us in a very efficient manner. Looking forward to listen to such enthusiastic sessions in the coming days”
-Chelsea Sandhiya, F20 Batch
“The BMI Session held today (13-01-2021) on the topic “E-Governance in India” was totally very informative and insightful. The topic was spoken about from various perspectives with case studies, which clearly explained the topics. I personally liked the session a lot as it gave me ideas and guidance to improve my knowledge in the field of Digitalization and E-Governance. Thanks to the BMI team for organizing such good BMI sessions for the students of LIBA”
– Robino.R, F20 Batch