INR 400,000 Million for e-Governance in India

Union IT and Communication Minister A Raja said “As per the 11th Five Year Plan, the Centre has allocated a sum of INR 40o,000 million for implementation of e-Governance across the country.”

“Out of the INR 400,000 million, INR 60,000 million would be spent by the Information and Technology Ministry while the remaining would be from other departments,” Raja said. Under the scheme, to be launched in all the village panchayats shortly, one lakh Common Service Centres (CSC) would be set up for the benefit of the common man. The project would enable people to record revenue registry, get ration card, community certificates and other essential documents through the CSCs. Adding further Raja said, that the panchayat, taluk , state  and the union headquarters would be computerised through this scheme.