Digital Karnali Conclave 2024 is being held on February 18 and 19
Digital Karnali Conclave 2024 will be organized on the 18th and 19th of February. More than 40 national and international experts will participate in the two-day conclave, which will be jointly organized by the Karnali Province Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law and ICT Foundation Nepal.
More than 50 experts and stakeholders will be present in the program which will focus on the theme of digitization and development of Karnali province. Representatives of the federal government, and state and local governments will be present in the event to be held at Siddharth Resort in Surkhet Birendranagar. The concerned ministers and secretaries from the other 6 provinces will also be invited to the conclave.
There will be 4 important keynote presentations and 6 panel sessions in the conclave. Similarly, the power dialogue session of specific problems in the leadership is also included. In the conclave, the program will begin with the digital situation, efforts and capabilities of Karnali province, and the program will be concluded with the commitment and takeaway of digital transformation.
The organizing organizations have informed that the conclave will be fruitful in connecting Karnali province with development through technology and leading it on the path of digital transformation. Internal Affairs and Law Minister of Karnali Province Krishna Bahadur Jisi has promised that the 2-day conclave will help in making a digital roadmap for the province.
The conclave will also emphasize expanding and promoting local production, agriculture, education and tourism through technology in cooperation with national and local stakeholders. As there is a gap in digital understanding in leadership and policy making, the ministry said that the conclave will also emphasize digital literacy.
Efforts have been made to connect organizations working in digital services, startups and new initiations in Karnali province to the conclave. The positive efforts in the fields of education, health, agriculture, tourism, energy etc. through the use of technology will be provided an opportunity for stalls and short video presentations at the conclave. New ideas and ongoing initiatives for Digital Karnali can be submitted through the website www.digitalkarnali.org.
Icity Foundation is an organization working in the campaign of digitization and digital transformation. For the last 3 years, the organization has been conducting a digital province dialogue program in all seven provinces, this year Karnali conclave is being organized as a special program.
The Foundation, which has been organizing the Digital Nepal Conclave for the past 2 years, has now started the Provincial Conclave in collaboration with the provincial governments. The foundation has prepared to hold this year’s Digital Nepal Conclave in the last week of Baisakh.
It is believed that this conclave will prove to be important in determining the priorities of digital Karnali through the second plan and annual development program of the Karnali state government. The ministry has made a heartfelt appeal to all stakeholders of Karnali to make this conclave a success.