E-governance: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..