Dr. Neeta Verma
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- launched Open Data Platform to release government data in open for public good
- Established National Data Centers at various locations in the country and launched the first National Cloud for Government in 2014 to provide
state-of-the-art ICT Infrastructure to the Government Departments for delivery of citizen services.
Dr. Neeta Verma is currently the Director General of National Informatics Centre (NIC). With a career spanning over three and a half decades, she has been associated with high impact digital initiatives across the country. As DG NIC, she is spearheading the development of digital platforms for various initiatives of the Government of India under the ‘Digital India Program’.
She has been an active proponent of citizen engagement through technology led government initiatives at various levels of governance. She was instrumental in setting up MyGov, a citizen engagement and crowd sourcing technical platform, launched in 2014.
It was under her leadership that NIC –
She played a key role in setting up of NIC-CERT (Cyber Emergency Response Team) in 2017. She has led the establishment of Centres of Excellence in Application Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Analytics.
She holds a Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her areas of research interests include applications of emerging technologies in Governance, Data Centers & Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, etc. Apart from publishing her research in National and International journals, she has also co-authored books on importance of technology in governance.