The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly went paperless by implementation of e-Vidhan, a project introduced under the centre’s Digital India programme. The development took place on Monday, March 2.
During the first budget session after the implementation of e-Vidhan most of the legislators were seen keenly observing their computer screens taking lessons from experts about the new tech implemented.
The newly introduced e-Vidhan enables the MLAs to access all the information related to the Assembly, access to list of business and other documents regarding house proceedings through their laptops and tablets.
Pasang Dorjee Sona, Speaker of the state Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh said that going paperless is honoring Mother Nature. She appealed to all the MLAs to get them trained on the new tech that can help them to improve their efficiency.
e-Assembly is a concept that involves using the use of electronic devices and technology to facilitate proceedings in the House. It helps in streamlining the entire law-making process by tracking decisions and documents creating a database.
Under the Digital India wherein National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) was launched, the app aims to integrate all the legislatures across the country on a single digital platform creating a massive data depository which can be further referred to for improving decision making and administration. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India is the nodal ministry for the implementation of e-Vidhan across the country.