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India launches e-Gazette

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20th May 2008

New Delhi: The Ministry of Urban Development in India has developed an e-Gazette to maintain Gazette notifications date-wise, month-wise, part-wise and subject-wise belonging to the central government and the Government of NCT of Delhi. The effort operationalise-gazetting intends to reduce the time lag as well as to facilitate easy accessibility for the bona fide users all over the country without having to undergo tedious travel. It will also help many users for various other purposes like research, court cases and settlement of legal documents. The Ministry added that the printed version will continue to remain in vogue while e-Gazette will have its own usefulness. As part of the modern state of art e-Governance concept, uploading of Gazette notification in the especially created e-gazette website, has become an imperative to facilitate bona fide users to obtain them immediately on its uploading on payment of the prescribed price of that notification. The Ministry said that the revenue earnings of the government through sale of gazette notifications are around Rs 5 crore per annum and added that the e-Gazette is expected to bring in some more dividends. —iGovernment Bureau
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