Haryana Govt. Connected 100 Villages with Wi-Fi Services
In order to make Digital India, the Haryana Government has connected 100 villages with Wi-Fi services. Besides this, the government has also decided to rename all Common Service Centres (CSCs) of rural and urban areas under the name of E-Disha centers as “Atal Seva Kendras” at district headquarters.
This decision was announced by the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during the launch of 53 new IT services pertaining to six departments on “Good Governance Day”. After this announcement, CM has also conducted the draw of the digital transaction award scheme meant to promote cashless transactions in the state. In this draw, about 65 winners were got five prizes of Rs 10,000 each, 10 prizes of Rs 5,000 each and 50 prizes of Rs 1,000 each for proactively transacting cashless.
In these new IT services, the government will provide 170 e-services through “Atal Seva Kendras” to the citizens of the state. As a part of IT Services, facilities available at CSCs would also be provided at E-Disha centres.
The chief minister earlier said that the CSC Centers of rural areas would be shifted to Gram Sachivalyas to these facilities at one place. CM also said that students passing Class X and XII from Haryana School Education Board would get certificates through the digital locker.
On this occasion, the CM has also launched “Knowledge Warehouse” set up in Gurgaon to promote start-ups through video-conference. A single platform will be provided to 40 start-ups at this warehouse which has been set up with the joint efforts of HARTRON and NASSCOM. The number of seats would be increased from 40 to 80.
Through the video conference, the CM has directed the deputy commissioners to ensure installation fo rate lists of different type services being provided at CSCs. Besides this, they would also ensure that village level entrepreneurs (VLE) worked from the place allotted to them so that people of the area concerned could get the benefit of the schemes.
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