Himachal Pradesh to set up 2,070 information kiosks

September 9th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS  

Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has inked an agreement with Tera Software Ltd and GNG Trading Pvt Ltd to establish 2,070 information kiosks in Shimla and Mandi divisions, a senior official said here Tuesday. “The kiosks would provide online services in rural areas and people would be able to access the services without visiting district and subdivision headquarters,” Secretary of the Department of Information Technology B.K. Aggarwal told IANS.

He said these centres would provide various services like issuing voter identity cards, giving police complaint registration, passport enquiry status, school board results, high court cases’ list, government information and forms and agriculture-related services.

He said the kiosks would be set up within one year.

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