E-governance to be implemented in Tamil Nadu ration shops

June 1st, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, June 1 (IANS) State-run Electronics Corp of Tamil Nadu Ltd (ELCOT) will soon cover around 28,000 public distribution shops in the state under its e-governance initiative, a top official said here Monday.
“Currently implemented in around 210 shops, the electronic billing project will be shortly extended to other outlets in the states,” ELCOT chairman Santhosh Babu told reporters.

As per the system, the shop keeper will feed in the purchase details in the hand-held device and thereby convert the data to electronic format.

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