The Congress said on Wednesday that the foundation of Digital India was laid by their leader and former PM of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It also said that the UPA government during its 10 years took this journey many notches higher by implementing National e-Governance programme.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday launched an initiative that will provide e-tutorials to students of Kendriya Vidyalayas while providing information about them on a single platform.
To push the Digital India initiative further, Indian government in collaboration with social media platform Twitter launched Twitter Samvad today. This new service will now allow people to receive tweets as SMSes from government offices, including the Prime Minister's Office.
The Maharashtra government will launch a web portal and a mobile application called 'Aaple Sarkar' (our government) to encourage people to participate in e-governance and address public grievances, an official said here Thursday.
Promising transparency and e-governance, new Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said he will be interacting with national and international experts to formulate policies and execute them successfully.
Strengthening e-governance, bringing in a Right to Hearing and Kerala infrastructure bills are some of the programmes included in `Mission 676` of three-year old Congress-led UDF government to be implemented in the coming days.