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Chandigarh: To extend technical and professional support to various government departments in conceptualisation and implementation of various e-Governance initiatives, the Haryana government has constituted State e-Governance Management Team (SeMT).
“With formation of this team, the government wants to take concrete steps to augment the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in governance,” an NIC official said.
Various flagship projects such as the smart ration cards for the public distribution system, commercial taxes, and integrated financial and human resource management were at various stages of implementation.
State e-Governance Management Team with the help of the IT Department will link all e-Governance applications using this database, in order to avoid duplicity, inconsistent and outdated information, to significantly reduce identify frauds in delivering government services.
To utilise the core infrastructures like (SWAN), common service centres (CSC) and state data centre (SDC) a new project namely, State Service Delivery Gateway worth Rs 10.92 crore is being set up in the state.
The request for proposal (RFP) for the project has also been released and the process for selection of implementing agency has been initiated.
It will make easy for citizens to obtain services and to allow government agencies to function with greater speed and efficiency.
The IT Department had conceptualised a 'One State' project for integrating various departmental applications.
At the same time, the government is taking initiatives to upgrade the skills of government employees for successful implementation of e-Governance initiatives.