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MP stands second among Indian states in e-transactions

Madhya Pradesh, considered a backward state not long ago, stands among top five states in e-governance. Union government's web portal e-taal has placed MP second in e-transactions.

bhopal Updated: Nov 21, 2014 17:32 IST
Shahroz Afridi

Madhya Pradesh, considered a backward state not long ago, stands among top five states in e-governance.

Union government's web portal e-taal, which measures e-transactions in the country, has placed Madhya Pradesh second in e-transactions (electronic transactions) nationwide. Gujarat is on the top, while as Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra figure in top five states.

E-transaction count for Madhya Pradesh on November 20 stood at 22,21,03,795 since January 1, 2014.

'The figures prove that Madhya Pradesh is progressing at a good pace on e-governance front,' said Hariranjan Rao, secretary information technology. The Centre has made e-taal (electronic transaction aggregation and analyser layer) for dissemination of e-transactions statistics of national and state level e-governance projects, including mission mode projects.

It receives transaction statistics from web based-applications periodically on near realtime basis. It also presents quick analysis of transaction counts in tabular and graphical form to give quick view of transactions done by various e-governance projects.

It needs to be mentioned that MP has computerised most of its records and has been providing several services online.

These include land revenue records, utility services and bill payments, besides pension, social welfare funds and educational services etc. According to the figures from e-taal, public distribution services (PDS), education department and land revenue department have topped the e-transaction list.

In education department 3,62,03,106 transactions were conducted since January 1 till date while as 7,68,10,691 transactions were made in PDS sector.