From the ‘Seva Setu’ programme — beneath which camps have been held four-five occasions a 12 months at taluka and municipality ranges to assist residents avail the advantages of varied government schemes — the government is now shifting in the direction of the ‘e-Seva Setu,’ to provide providers to individuals every day utilizing know-how, the CM mentioned.
Rupani mentioned his government is dedicated to take away corruption and herald transparency in governance.
“For this, we’re planning most use of know-how to create a faceless system. For this, we plan to transfer forward by shifting providers on-line in several departments,” he mentioned.
The CM mentioned the government just lately made providers pertaining to non-agriculture land approval on-line, which helped in eradicating corruption. Other providers like e-tendering for mines and minerals have additionally diminished corruption, he claimed.
Rupani turned the chief minister of Gujarat on August 7, 2016, following the resignation of incumbent Anandiben Patel, and continued within the workplace after the BJP’s victory within the 2017 Assembly elections.
The second day of the nine-day programme to mark his completion of 5 years in workplace was celebrated as ‘Samvedna Divas’, whereby the CM transferred a monetary help of Rs 4,000 (as half of a month-to-month scheme) into the accounts of every of the 978 youngsters in Gujarat who misplaced each their dad and mom to COVID-19.
He additionally launched the government’s scheme for offering Rs 2,000 per thirty days to every of the three,963 youngsters who misplaced one of their dad and mom due to the pandemic.
The state government final 12 months launched the Digital Seva Setu programme by which 55 public welfare schemes of varied government departments are made obtainable on the panchayat stage utilizing web via optical fibre networks.
Referring to it, Rupani mentioned crores of individuals have benefited from the government’s Seva Setu programme, which is held four-five occasions in a 12 months.
Now, the government is shifting in the direction of the e-Seva Setu, which is able to present the individuals advantages of varied schemes every day (quite than via particular camps beneath the ‘Seva Setu’ programme), he mentioned.
“Gujarat has grow to be the primary state to join the villages straight via web. The BharatNet’s e-connectivity with excessive frequency has helped individuals in villages and gram panchayats to avail 55 providers via laptop with out them requiring to go to taluka or collector workplace,” he mentioned.
Rupani mentioned his government will create a facility within the coming days the place individuals can submit an e-application and instantly obtain the required certificates.
“Gujarat would be the first state the place individuals will avail all providers sitting again of their villages…we’re utilizing know-how to transfer within the route of offering the e-Seva Setu,” he mentioned.
On the event, he additionally launched the government’s 433 Seva Setu camps throughout the state and launched a brand new scheme encouraging remarriage of widows via monetary help from the government.
Rupani additionally re-launched a number of initiatives for residents of Rajkot, like on-line reserving of metropolis bus providers and a GIS-enabled portal for varied providers.