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Rajasthan IT Day – March 21, 2016

“RajNET to connect Jaipur with 9,894 gram panchayats, 183 municipal areas in the State”

Government of Rajasthan (GoR) organised Rajasthan IT Day 2016 at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur. The theme of the day was “Promotion of IT Startups”.
It was one of its kind platform for promotion of Startups in Rajasthan leveraging Information Technology. The day was honoured by the presence of senior representatives of Government of India and Government of Rajasthan; representatives of Startup India; members of Rajasthan Venture Capital fund; officers of Government of Rajasthan, specifically Department of Industries, BIP, Finance Department, Department of Information Technology & Communication; various startups from the State, venture capitalists, hedge fund investors, IT industrialists.
The day aimed to provide a platform to Startups for showcasing their skills and innovation, and seek possibilities of support from Government and Venture Capital organizations for scaling up.

Image Source: The Hindu

“Built as a multimode connectivity network (through VSAT and terrestrial linkage), RajNET facilitates voice, video and data connection, enabling effective delivery of citizen services like Bhamashah, e-Mitra and MNREGA across the State, including its remotest areas,” a press release stated.
e-Governance
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said: “Effective governance has to be based on a robust IT infrastructure and within the framework of comprehensive e-Governance architecture. This is what we are seeking to provide in Rajasthan.”
The first IT Day was based on the theme ‘Promotion of IT Start-ups’, in line with the State’s focus on empowering start-ups.
Rajasthan’s first start-up policy was launched last October and, on Monday, investors and start-up aspirants deliberated on the opportunities available in the country.


I spilled coffee on my clothes and there I found my idea of Start-up.
I couldn’t find another shirt of the same size when I spilled coffee on my shirt, and there I realized that there would be hundreds of women who have to face the same problem. I carried a survey on more than 250 women and I started my lifestyle start-up “Karyah”. We provide 18 sizes to our customers. – Nidhi, Ajmer

 

In the era of recession, I started my Start-up.
Banks were closing, and people were getting fired from their jobs when I started my venture.
If you want to start a big business, work on a small venture first.
-Pranay


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