Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Summit on Innovation in Governance is an international conclave of policy makers, civil service officers, NGOs, media and academia who are dedicated to the task of governance and its dimensions. It is a step in the direction of exploring how can cutting edge technology, 21st century management and out-of-box thinking, transform the role and impact of governance in India and across the world. This features discussions and studies on various national and global examples of transformational governance for the betterment of the people. The Summit also features the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Innovation in Governance to be presented to selected individuals and institutions for their exemplary work in improving governance and delivering value to the citizens.
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, New Delhi where over 40 top officers, police officers, diplomats and experts in governance assembled and shared ideas with a crowd of 400 selected invitees.
The second edition of the summit will be held in New Delhi in December 2017.
To know more about KIGA, visit www.kalamsummit.com
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