Minister of state in prime minister's office Jitendra Singh on Friday launched Digital India in Udhampur district.
A website, Udhampur Newsline, was also launched on the occasion and the roadmap for launch of e-District was discussed.
Udhampur deputy commissioner Shahid Iqbal gave a detailed presentation regarding the preparedness of district administration for launch of e-District project in Udhampur and around 30 services shortlisted for the project.
The department-wise scheme of public services was discussed in the meeting. A detailed resume of IT-related activities and various flagship schemes was also presented in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, Jitendra Singh appreciated the district administration for prompt dissemination of the Prime Minister's campaign for digital India and endeavouring for covering maximum government services in the project.
He expressed happiness that with 48 hours of launch of the flagship project by the Prime Minister, he had an opportunity for launch of prestigious e-District Project and website of newsline in Udhampur.
The Union minister informed that in 2015-16, under the e-District project so far 41 districts in 16 states have been included in the project and Udhampur will be 42nd district in the prestigious project list of the government of India.