The Chennai City Corporation, Tamil Nadu has chalked out new measures to implement e-Governance in association with Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT).
The new proposal to go in for paperless governance was accepted at its council meeting. An estimate of Rs 6.9 crore by ELCOT for providing software, hardware, maintenance and training to the civic agency was accepted. The council had decided to seek assistance either from the Information Technology Ministry or the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) for implementing the project. Software was being prepared for budgeting and accounts, property tax assessment, birth and death certificates, works supervision, building approval, geographic information system (GIS) and grievance redressal. Wireless radio communications between Corporation departments and grievance redressal by SMS, were other proposals that were passed in the meeting.