Core Data Registries for Public Digital Platforms

Data Dialogues Session 2

Core Data Registries for Public Digital Platforms

The data analytics journey progressively unravels meaningful insights from the deluge of data. The journey is usually undertaken through a set of standard data driven processes that ultimately help in achieving the intended output. NIC as a premier ICT solution provider to Government at all levels has always taken the first step to introduce the latest technologies and services in government. Dr Neeta Verma, DG, NIC, Government of India, will discuss about core data registries for public data platforms including Design and Development, Infrastructure and use of Emerging Technologies

21st January 2022

@ 4:00 PM


Dr Neeta Verma

Director General, National Informatics Centre, MEITY, Govt. of India

Dr. Neeta Verma is the Director General of the National Informatics Centre, a premier Technology organization of the Government of India. 
Dr Verma has been instrumental in implementing high impact digital initiatives across the country. In her current role as DG NIC, she is spearheading the Digital Transformation agenda of the government through development of Digital Platforms for various initiatives of the government in different sectors of development. With the mobile revolution in the country, she is also ensuring a Mobile-First Strategy by focusing on delivering government services through mobile phones in ICT solutions built by NIC. Under her leadership, NIC established National Data Centres at various locations in the country and later launched the first National Cloud for Government in 2014 to provide state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure on-demand to Government Departments for delivery of citizen services.

To leverage emerging technologies in governance, she led the establishment of one of its kind Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in Blockchain, Application Security, Artificial Intelligence, Micro Services and Data Analytics. 

With continuous contribution in the field of Information and Communication Technology, in 2019, Dr Verma was featured amongst the top 55 inspiring women around the world who have showcased the prowess of technology in the government sector.