Gujarat govt digital services programme launches for panchayats

The Gujarat government on Thursday dispatched the principal period of “Digital Seva Setu” program, under which 2,792 town panchayats have been associated with optical fiber organization to give public government assistance administrations on the web.

While dispatching the activity through video conferencing from Gandhinagar, boss priest Vijay Rupani said the program, under the Center’s BharatNet venture, will diminish difficulties looked by locals.

According to an administration discharge, under this activity, 27 diverse taxpayer supported organizations and government assistance plans will be accessible at panchayat workplaces and locals won’t need to go to taluka or region level workplaces to obtain structures, authentications and archives.

These administrations incorporate proportion cards, testimonies and declarations for widows, living arrangement, position, senior resident, language-based minority, strict minority and salary testaments, it was expressed.

Talatis or income officials have been approved to give oaths at the town level, with the goal that recipients don’t need to visit public accountant workplaces in towns and urban areas, the central pastor said.

Aside from decreasing difficulties of residents, the activity will likewise dispense with brokers from the framework, the delivery expressed.

The move will change the organization’s work culture and lessen swarming at government workplaces, other than helping set aside townspeople’s time and cash by offering different types of assistance at their doorstep, Rupani said.

By December this year, the state government expects to cover another 8,000 towns and each of the 14,000-odd town panchayats by 2021, he said.

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