The Tele-Bhugtan Service (Tele-payment service) established in Jabalpur has been nominated for the National Golden Icon Award for innovative usage of technology in e-Governance in the field of tele-payment.
With the help of Tele-Bhugtan Service, customers can pay IVRS based bills. One can easily make payment of bills, fees and installments while sitting at his house. Customers can also use mobile phone to make the payment. Nidan Technology Private Limited is extending technical cooperation for running Jabalpur Tele-Bhugtan Service. The company is also looking for all the software and hardware works of the service. NIC Jabalpur is giving technical advice and cooperation while State Bank of India is extending banking service to consumers as well as institutions. Similarly, Madhya Pradesh State Electricity Board, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Jabalpur Municipal Corporation and other important institutions are also connected with this service. The Tele-Bugtan service received the award at the 11th National Conference on e-Governance.