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Dr. Ravi Gupta


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Presentation given by Dr. Ravi Gupta, Convenor- eWorld Forum, Director- Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd on August 2nd, 2011 at eWorld Forum ( in the session Theme Address

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Dr. Ravi Gupta

  1. 1. THEME ADDRESS<br />Dr. Ravi Gupta<br />Convener eWorld Forum 2011<br />Editor-in-Chief eGov, eHealh & digitalLEARNING magazines<br />
  2. 2. ORIGINS<br />With the emergence of the ICT era <br />Communities of Practice spearheading ICT initiatives in GOVERNANCE, HEALTHCARE & EDUCATION<br />started getting formulated. <br />CSDMS & ELETS took the initiative to engage these Communities of Practice through <br />PRINT MEDIA, ONLINE PORTALS & CONFERENCES.<br />
  3. 3. eGov Magazine<br />What started as a <br />bi-monthly magazine in January 2005<br />eGov has become <br />Asia’s longest <br />running print <br />magazine<br />on the subject.<br />The magazine <br />celebrated <br />its 75th issue in June<br />this year. <br />The eWorld Forum commemorates this feat of the eGov magazine. <br />
  4. 4. eGov Portal<br />
  5. 5. eHealth Magazine<br />Initiated in December 2006 to communicate the ICT innovations in healthcare. <br />56 issues hence <br />eHealth now caters to the enterprise of Healthcare and has become a leading publication in its domain. <br />
  6. 6. eHealth Portal<br />
  7. 7. digitalLEARNING Magazine<br />Started in January 2006 the magazine has completed its 66 issues in print. <br />It has become an influencing publication championing the cause of access & quality of education through various <br />ICT interventions .<br />
  8. 8. digitalLEARNING Portal<br />
  9. 9. THE INFLUENCING <br />INITIATIVES<br />The recently concluded World Education Summit presented by the digitalLEARNING magazine showcased the growing influence of the sustained efforts of elets & csdmsbeing carried out for the last 14 years. <br />
  10. 10. THE INFLUENCING <br />INITIATIVES<br />eINDIA has gained the status of India’s largest ICT event and would be entering its 7th edition this year. <br />
  11. 11. THE INFLUENCING <br />INITIATIVES<br />eASIA<br />Another flagship ICT event has gained prominence across Asia <br />
  12. 12. NEED<br />India <br />has become a major hub for ICT Innovations. <br />There is a felt global need amongst the emerging countries across the globe to learn from the Indian experiences. <br />eWorld Forum 2011<br />intends to cater to these needs.<br />
  13. 13. OBJECTIVE<br />To explore the diverse opportunities to integrate ICT in different spheres of life.<br />To enable the experts to share their <br />knowledge, ideas and best practices <br />as well as provide powerful resources <br />to improve skills and quality in ICT<br />in governance and health arenas.<br />
  14. 14. SALIENT FEATURES<br />Sessions & Workshops<br />on various pressing & pertinent themes in the area of ICT for development<br />Awards <br />honoring the innovative ICT initiatives in governance & healthcare <br />Exhibition<br />showcasing the innovative ICT products & services developed by various stakeholders from across the globe<br />
  15. 15. Participants<br />Participants from over two dozen countries including<br />Philippines<br />Malaysia <br />Sri Lanka <br />Bahrain<br />Sudan <br />Bangladesh<br />Somalia <br />Vietnam<br />Nepal <br />Egypt <br />Afghanistan<br />Moldova<br />Tajikistan <br />…<br />are attending this conference<br />
  16. 16. Co-Organizers<br />
  17. 17. Supporting Partners<br />Commonwealth Secretariat<br />An event of such magnitude would not have been possible without their critical support<br />
  18. 18. Sponsors & Partners<br />
  19. 19. WELCOME<br />to <br />eWorld Forum 2011<br />