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e-governance to be operational in 3 yrs

india Updated: Oct 06, 2006 01:53 IST
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CHIEF SECRETARY NC Bajpai said that e-governance would be fully operational in all government departments of the State in three years’ time. Speaking at the inauguration of the three-day workshop on ‘Government process re-engineering’ at Hotel Clarks on Thursday, Bajpai said that common service centers would be set up in 16,300 villages.

These centers, Bajpai said, would help villagers keep track of development work in their villages besides making them aware of the welfare schemes meant for them. Industrial Development Commissioner Atul Kumar Gupta said implementation e-Governance for efficient and transparent functioning of the government departments was being accorded top priority by the State Government.

Principal secretary, IT Zohra Chatterjee said this workshop, being organised in association with the National Institute of Smart Governance would be followed by 17 department wise workshops.

Twenty head of the departments, principal secretaries and secretaries are also attending the workshop.