Under the plan,the Chandigarh administration will roll out various public utility services in online mode
New Delhi: The central government has cleared a Rs 13 crore proposal of the Chandigarh UT administration that will enable the government here to offer services like payment of water and electricity bills through online mode.
The detailed project report (DPR) of the Chandigarh administration’s e-Governance plan has been cleared by the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) and communication. Its implementation “will help in better delivery of administrative services”, UT administration IT Director Tanvi Garg said.
The UT administration will set up the hardware infrastructure in the different departments of the government and also launch a portal that will be used by the people to subscribe to the government services, she said.
Officials said that government will spend nearly Rs 6 crore on the setting up of a portal and another Rs 7 crore on setting up of hardware infrastructure in the different government departments that will be listed to roll out the service.
According to officials the online delivery of the services will be broad based with involvement of a number of government departments and for this they will also digitalise the records.