Karnataka Govt. keen on community radio stations
The Karnataka State Government will assist to set up 12 community radio stations to empower rural people through the medium of radio. While speaking at the workshop organised by the Information Department of the state, K.V.R. Tagore, Commissioner, three stations would be started in the each of the districts of Bangalore, Mysore, Belgaum and Gulbarga. The government will provide only minimal assistance in form of funds, technical expertise, infrastructure and content programming.
Latvia government plans eLegislation system
The Latvian government will create a legislative information system to improve coordination of the law-making process and ensure greater public participation.
The Ministry of Justice has proposed the project to create a single information system for the legislative process by joining and improving existing systems. The project will enable users to obtain electronic information on laws, draft laws, published legal acts and other documents. The system will cost around LVL1.25 million, while its maintenance cost would be in the region of