Apprises GoI officers, state intends to conduct proceedings of Monsoon Session digitally
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan, on Friday, held a assessment assembly with the Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India and Dr. Rajinder S. Shukla and Joint Secretary Dr. Satya Parkash to make the proceedings of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha paperless beneath ‘Digital India’.
According to Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India , Punjab is prone to be amongst the first states to rollout the National e- Vidhan Application, that includes computerization of the Vidhan Sabha to make sure digital supply of data/ knowledge to the MLAs and to work together with State Departments. Under this venture every member would have a Multipurpose Touchscreen panel in the House that shall present them to entry all data pertaining to the Vidhan sabha, together with questions, solutions, price range, speeches and so on. and allow him to take part in an e-voting course of.
The venture would additionally create a facility of Video Conferencing and allow data dissemination for the frequent residents by way of the public portals. This shall result in e-interaction and environment friendly communication between the citizen and their public consultant for his or her grievance’s redressal. With a complete venture value of Rs 12.31 crore the venture additionally envisages the establishing of a NeVA Seva Kendra (NSK) for e-Facilitation.
Mahajan knowledgeable that the state authorities has determined to conduct the proceedings of Monsoon Session digitally and the whole proceedings of the session can be digitized. “The complete course of would require 122 contact display screen tablets, 40 computer systems and different gear’s”, she mentioned. Further including that as some approvals being obtained, concurrently the capability constructing of present workers is being carried out, and the requisite skilled workers is being deployed.
It is pertinent to say that beneath the Neva venture (National e-Vidhan Application), the Vidhan Sabhas of all the states and Union Territories of the nation are being digitized and made paperless. The Neva (National e-Vidhan Application) app and web site will even be launched. A complete of Rs.739 crore has been earmarked for this goal.
Prominent amongst others, who have been current in the assembly included; Additional Chief Secretary Administrative Reforms Anirudh Tewari, Principal Secretary Parliamentary Affairs Alok Shekhar and Secretary, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Mrs. Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra.