Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial Summit on Innovation in Governance is a step in the direction of exploring how cutting-edge technology, out-of-box thinking, can transform the role and impact of governance in India and across the world. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Centre organizes the summit to recognize select individuals and institutions for their exemplary work in improving governance and delivering value to the citizens.

The Summit also features Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Innovation in Governance to be presented across various categories including Education, Healthcare, Sanitation & Nutrition, Security & Safety, Environment, Women & Child Welfare, Banking Economics & Finance, Rural Development & Agriculture, Social Welfare, Energy, International Contribution and Technology, IT & Enterprise and Infrastructure.

The summit is dedicated to the 11th President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (1931-2015), who is renowned for his unique and innovative leadership style in over five decades of service in various government positions, including the President of India from 2002-07

The first and pioneering edition of the summit was conducted on 15th October 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan where over 40 top officers, police officers, diplomats and experts in governance assembled. The second edition of the summit was held on 20th January 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The third edition of the summit was organized at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi where 100 policy makers, civil service officers, NGOs, members of the media and academia participated, all dedicated to the task of governance and its dimensions. The event witnessed an audience of 400 selected invitees and delegates.

To know more visit: www.kalamsummit.com

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