Haryana government launches e-services, apps for graft-free admin

  • PTI, Chandigarh
  • Updated: May 02, 2015 17:53 IST

The Haryana government on Saturday launched seven e-services and software applications in a measure to provide hassle free and graft-free administration to the people of the state.

Launching the services in Panchkula near here, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the e-services would help translate the dream of 'Digital Haryana' into reality.

'Digital Haryana' would seek to provide digital infrastructure as a utility for every citizen, e-Governance and e-Services on demand and facilitate digital empowerment of citizens, an official release said here.

The digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen includes easy access to common service centre and "cradle-to grave digital identity", e-Governance and e-Services on demand envisage electronic financial transactions and mobile platform based services, it said.

"Besides other benefits, the launch of these services would make e-governance visible; inject quite a dose of efficiency in the administration, and make Haryana move up the ladder of progressive states," the Chief Minister said.

The e-services and other add-on facilities launched by Khattar include -- Access to Common Service Centre, Services on demand, e-Stamping, Jeevan Pramaan, Revised State Portal, Aadhaar-enabled biometric Attendance System, CM Window, Mobile
app and Aadhaar-linked registration of birth.

"Haryana is the first state in the country to launch some services on such large scale," Khattar said.

He said the state government plans to provide the citizens access to 'Access to Common Service Centre' (CSC) in their villages, followed by which 2,500 CSCs shall be set up across the state.

"Today, we are enabling the CSCs to deliver 20 e-services in the fields of revenue and health as well as other B2C (business to consumer) services through CSC-SPV, a Government of India entity. Under this, a citizen can file application for various kinds of certificates. The file moves electronically to various concerned authorities--tehsildar/ medical officer of Health Department," the chief minister said.

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