E Governance

  • Modi government to emphasise on e-governance: Jitendra Singh August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will emphasise on e-governance measures to ensure good and simplified governance, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday. "It was a matter of satisfaction that the Department of Administrative Reforms had during the last three months not only taken major initiatives in the direction of ensuring good...
  • Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India project August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved the Digital India project, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious e-governance initiative. The project, which has a total overlay of Rs 1 lakh crore, aims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and help people gain benefits from the...
  • New Health Minister Harsh Vardhan promises transparency, e-governance May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Promising transparency and e-governance, new Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that he will be interacting with national and international experts to formulate policies and execute them successfully. "I will ensure that at every level where public has an interface with the ministry, there is complete transparency so...
  • Kerala: CM to discuss Kasturirangan report with Moily January 30, 2014

    Kochi: Asserting that farmers' rights would be protected, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday said he would leave for Delhi on Friday to discuss the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation with Environment Minister Veerappa Moily. Chandy, who was talking to reporters on the sidelines of the National e-Governance conference,...
  • West Bengal government achieves 7.6 per cent GDP growth May 17, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government achieved 7.6 per cent growth in GDP compared to the national average of 4.96 per cent during the last financial year. In industry, the growth rate was 6.24 per cent against the national average of 3.12 per cent, Finance Minister Amit Mitra claimed while releasing...
  • Kerala: Now, track your file sitting at home November 7, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday launched a facility which would enable people to track their file at the secretariat, while sitting at home. "This is going to be a great boon for the Kerala diaspora and for those who come to the state secretariat to know the...
  • e-governance pilot project a big success in Kerala October 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The union government launched e-governance as a pilot project in 35 districts across the country, but only in Kerala has it seen such a success, according to officials. A record one million digital certificates have been issued since 2010, when the e-district programme was launched in two districts of...
  • UP is an e-commerce incubator: Amod Kumar August 30, 2012

    Amod Kumar Age: 41 Profile: Project Director, Manthan, and Consultant to UP Chief Minister for e-governance Achievement Kumar heralded an era of successful e-governance initiatives in his district which were later scaled up to the national level It was friendly banter with his batchmate in the Indian Administrative Service that egged Amod Kumar, BTech from...
  • BangaloreOne on its toes April 25, 2012

    BANGALORE: If you have been in the city for a while,  there is no way, you would have missed a BangaloreOne (B1) centre, since it has become a household name. Started with lot of fanfare seven years back, the concept of B1 has spread not only in the city but...
  • TRAI moots sops for rural e-applications development March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday proposed that entities developing e-applications, especially in regional languages, should be incentivised to promote e-Governance. "Incentivise companies involved largely with the development of e-applications for rural areas and in regional languages," Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said in its response to the draft...
  • Ajmer farmers to show Obama the power of IT November 7, 2010

    Ajmer: A village in Ajmer is getting all set for its e-date with US President Barack Obama . The hamlet of Kanpura 25 kilometers off Ajmer will show the world's most powerful leader how e-governance is changing the lives of the people in the village on a video conference. The excitement...
  • Brahmi Computing: Typing in your own mother tongue November 19, 2009

    As the Government rolls out ambitious plans for e-governance, a Bangalore scientist unveils what could be its most powerful weapon - freedom to type and operate in your own mother tongue. Will the authorities pay attention? ...
  • Transferred IAS officer accuses UGC of corruption April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Recently asked to step down from the post of University Grants Commission (UGC) Secretary, IAS officer Raju Sharma is going out but not without starting a fire. Sharma alleges that this step was taken because he was against certain projects like the e-governance project, which has been given...
  • Prez says make RTI a virtual success October 14, 2006

    New Delhi: President APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday asked the Government to expedite the Rs 23,000 crore National E-Governance Grid Programme to make the revolutionary people friendly Right To Information Act a real success. Inaugurating the three-day national conference on RTI organised by the Central Information Commissioner (CIC) at the Vigyan...
  • E-filing of forms still distant dream September 7, 2006

    New Delhi: Rahul Jain is a practicing Company Secretary. He has been visiting the help desk at a facilitation center set by Tata Consultancy Services to file forms since the center was launched in April. The help desk familiarises chartered accountants and company secretaries with e-filing of forms related to...