E-governance: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Five more departments brought under Odisha’s ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme

The ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme was launched by Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on October 2, 2019, to provide dignified service to citizens coming to government offices. The scheme was recently in news as five more departments of the Odisha government was brought under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme. With this, a total of 22 departments of the ..

RailMadad wins Silver in National e-Governance Award

RailMadad, the grievance redressal portal of Indian Railways, has won the National e-Governance Award for excellence in providing citizen-centric delivery. The new unified portal of Indian Railways, used for grievance, inquiry, and assistance, was awarded Silver under Category II of National e-Governance Awards. The National e-Governance Awards are presented by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) annually, ..

ECI gets ‘Silver’ award for ‘Excellence in Government Process re-engineering for Digital transformation’

The Election Commission of India was awarded ‘Silver’ award for ‘Excellence in Government Process re-engineering for Digital transformation’ from the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), during the 23rd National Conference on e-Governance held at Mumbai. The award is presented to ECI for its portal ERO-NET. The portal uses a mechanism to effectively ..

Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board wins national award for e-Governance 2019-20

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) bagged the national award for e-Governance 2019-20 for its Real-Time Pollution-Monitoring System (RTPMS) project, during the 23rd National Conference on e-Governance held in Mumbai. Under the RPTMS project, an alert is sent to the concerned officials if an industrial unit exceeds the desired pollution levels.

BEL signs MoUs at DefExpo 2020

India’s leading defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RailTel Corporation of India for mutual co-operation in the fields of Cloud Services, IoT, e-Governance and Networks for Defence projects. BEL also signed an agreement with a Bengaluru-based start-up, Newspace & Research Technologies Limited (NRT), for co-operation in ..

Shillong Declaration on e-Governance

The Shillong Declaration on e-Governance was adopted at the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance held at Shillong. Shillong Declaration The Shillong Declaration’ outlines the future trajectory the country would take in terms of e-Governance. The declaration states that: The Government of India and State Governments would collaborate to improve the citizen’s experience with Government services by ..

PM chairs 30th interaction through ‘PRAGATI’ Platform

On 31st July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held the thirtieth interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. About PRAGATI PRAGATI is a multi-purpose and multi-modal platform aimed at addressing grievances of the common man. It also aims at simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important Union government programmes and projects ..

Nagaland signs pact with Estonian academy on e-governance

The Nagaland government has recently signed pact with Estonian academy to enlighten the state people on the e-governance models prevailing in the world. The main objective of the 5-year agreement with the e-Governance Academy of Estonia is to work together to develop and expand scientific collaboration on setting up e-Governance Academy in Nagaland. The agreement ..