"Corruption can come down by 70-80% because of e-governance. It can benefit a person and life can become easy with it," he said.
The BJP leader also directed the IT cell of the state unit to prepare a module of e-governance in corporations and zila parishads for good functioning.
"Application of technology in social life and rural development can prove beneficial to the people," Gadkari said.
BJP-ruled states like Gujarat, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh have been doing a good job with the inception of e-governance, he said.
Emphasising that his party is committed to the people, Gadkari said they are in favour of modernisation rather than westernisation.
Party representatives from 19 states participated in the convention.