Hansdehar in Jind district of Haryana became on Tuesday the first village in the country to have its website with its complete information.
Haryana Governor A R Kidwai, in the presence of chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Education Minister Phool Chand Maullana, launched the website of the First Model Internet Village at Haryana Raj Bhavan.
Giving details about the programme, Archana Bindusar, president, samanvay.com, an NGO involved in preparing the website, said the aim was to help make an analysis of the villages on various socio-economic parameters at a micro as well as macro level.
It would also help in disseminating the information about various agro-based schemes and connectivity to the initiatives like Agros-Net and Agmark-Net. She said the website contains entire information about the village including its history, basic statistics, legislative and government setup, complete citizen's directory, religious places, tourist attractions, local facilities, transport facilities, ongoing development schemes, public announcements, village problems and suggestions had been included.
She said they also plan to include details about nearby villages soon.