Pitroda bats for e-governance

January 23rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Digitalisation of government services will empower citizens and bring about an improvement in governance, adviser to the prime minister Sam Pitroda said Monday.

“Digitalisation of services of the government and other agencies is very important as this is the right way of radicalism the country. And e-governance can really help in improving the urban services,” said Pitroda, who is adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations.

He was speaking on the occasion of the jury meeting of Janaagraha Urban G2C (Government to Citizens) Awards which will evaluate urban e-governance in India.

“If citizens get their services delivered through e-governance, that will be a great thing,” said Pitroda, who is among the jury members.

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