Panel set up for e-governance

By : |June 15, 2006 0



NEW DELHI: To boost the implementation of the National e-Governance Plan the
government has constituted a committee chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Minister for Communications and Information Technology Dayanidhi Maran on
unveiling the components of NeGP said that a monitoring mechanism serviced by
the department of information technology and chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh is being constituted to provide a thrust to implementation to the plan.

“This committee is being set up to look in to proper implementation of the
plan. It is being set up to monitor the developments happening in the entire
country,” Maran said.

Maran unveiled the components of national e-governance plan covering 26
mission mode projects and eight support components to be implemented at the
central, state and local government levels. The vision of the plan is to make
all government services accessible to the common man in his locality.

The plan is estimated to cost Rs 23,000 crore over the next five years,
according to a press release. The entire effort involves 500 implementation
agencies, two lakh sites and 70,000 man-years of effort.

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