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Govt making CGSWAN infra ‘storm proof'

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The Chhattisgarh Government would get erected high masts for Chhattisgarh State Wide Area Network (CGSWAN) project across the State which can withstand the wind load speed of at least 140 kmph during storms, officials informed.

Notably, in Chhattisgarh, more than 3,000 rural CHOICE Centres, 200 urban CHOICE Centres and Common Service Centres (CSCs) are functioning where citizens are getting online citizen centric services, they informed.

All the districts now have Lok Seva Kendra and even in remote districts like Sukma, Bijapur, Balrampur people are getting Income Certificate, Birth & Death Certificate, Khasra & B-1 Copy, Marriage Registration, Aadhar Registration, Epic Card printing, Caste Certificate, Resident Certificate, Gumashta Licence etc online.

The State Portal Service has been provided to more than 40 Lakh persons. The various departments of the State are providing online services to citizens.

The Revenue Department has put their services online like Mutation, Demarcation, Batankan and providing loan Booklet. Any eligible person can apply online to get benefit of pension schemes of Social Welfare Department.

Municipal Corporation, CSEB, RTO are also providing their services online.

Online payment of electricity bill is popular and time saving for urban as well as rural folks. More than 153 rural CHOICE Centres has been designated as Banking Agents and they have opened more than 1.40 lakh Bank accounts.

Commerce and Industry Department has also started online land allocation portal for investors. Public Health Engineering Department is monitoring online, the functioning of departmental activities.

The Health Department has started monitoring and registering of various schemes online like Janani Suraksha Yojna, E-Mahatari.

E-Scholarship has been started by School Education department. Likewise Commercial Tax Department, Forest Department, Finance Department and other government establishments are also fully implementing the e-Governance project.

The e-Procurement system has been implemented in many Government departments.

Chhattisgarh is also the first state to prepare GIS (Geographical Information System) of villages in 37 layers, officials stated.

Through this system, Land Record Map, Topography, Land use, Drainage System, Forest, Land fertility, Minerals data has been collected.

Computerisation of more than 20,000 village Land maps has been completed. Administrative and physical map of all 27 districts has been completed. Dial 100 project of Police Department is also using GIS and based on GPS, officials informed.

Moreover, in order to establish coordination among students, educational institutes and industries, 'Chhattisgarh Campus Connect Portal' has also been started. Through this portal students get to know about skill development schemes.

Chhattisgarh's e-Governance projects has been lauded all over India and we have received various awards in this field recently, officials stated.

Prominent among this are "eReadiness Award" for extensive use of IT services in the State for the year 2013, CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards 2013-14 – Sustainability Award to Chhattisgarh Geographic Information System, CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards 2013-14 Award for Sustained Excellence in e-Governance. 

 
 
 
 
 

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