Himachal to get award for e-governance

October 26th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Somnath ChatterjeeShimla, Oct 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has been adjudged second best state for e-governance in the country, an official statement said Sunday.According to a survey conducted by Mumbai-based India Tech Foundation, the hill state has made remarkable achievement in the application of information technology and its use in government institutions.

Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee will honour the top-ranking states during the 10th International Summit and Expo Power-2008 in Mumbai Nov 8, added the statement.

The government has set up touch-screen kiosks across the state to provide common interface for various activities and computerised 1,186 gram panchayats.

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