Montek urges Rajasthan CM to sketch e-gov plan

By : and |March 21, 2013 0

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, has urged Rajasthan government to come up with a suitable e-governance plan for the state.

“A suitable e-governance plan for the state may also be sketched and implemented by the state government and re-engineering of the present processes for weeding out obsolete processes and procedures must be undertaken for implementing any e-governance project on priority basis,” said Ahluwalia.

The topic came up during a meeting between him and Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, to discuss and finalize the Annual Plan for Rajasthan for 2013-14. The plan size has been agreed at Rs. 40,500 crore.

Apart from discussing about the overall performance of the state during the Eleventh Five-Year Plan, Ahluwalia also discussed about the promotion of software (IT-ITeS) industry and provide e-Infrastructure to facilities that would expedite e-governance in the state.

“The thrust area for the Twelfth Five-Year Plan for Electronics and IT Sector is on e-Development of India through a multi-pronged strategy. This includes promotion of e-Infrastructure to facilities and fast track e-governance, promotion of software industry, building knowledge network and securing India’s cyber space,” an official release quoted Montek Singh Ahluwalia as saying.

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