The Capacity Building Scheme under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of Government of India envisions establishment of an institutional framework for State-Level decision-making including setting-up of State e-Mission Teams (SeMTs) having relevant expertise and experience to provide technical and professional support to States and Union Territories.
For this purpose, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India, has created NeGD as an autonomous business division within Media Lab Asia, under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India, for taking up the tasks being carried out by the Programme Management Unit National e-Governance Plan (PMU-NeGP) at DeitY.
Immediate tasks for NeGD include the following projects:
- Programme Management of NeGP, inter-alia including facilitating and supporting DeitY in undertaking the following tasks and responsibilities assigned to DeitY under NeGP:
- Facilitating implementation of NeGP by various Ministries and State Governments
- Providing technical assistance to Central Ministries and State Line Departments
- Serving as a secretariat to the Apex Committee
- Undertaking technical appraisal of all NeGP projects to examine issues such as overall technology architecture, framework, standards, security policy, service delivery mechanism, sharing of common infrastructure etc.
- Human Resource Development, Training and Awareness Building
- Framing core policies, technical assistance, R&D, awareness and assessment and creation of organization structure
- Acting as a Central Agency for an effective implementation of Capacity Building Scheme inter-alia involving provisioning of manpower at various SeMTs across States/ UTs
- Positioning of a Capacity Building Management Cell for effective management of manpower at SeMTs together with management of other Scheme activities including training, setting up HR policies, etc.