Delhi bags best E Governed state of India award

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New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today received the best e-Governed State of India award for making Delhi the Best e-Governed State by setting up a series of citizen-centric services.

Delhi topped nine of the 14 parameters in this category according to a survey conducted by IDC India for Dataquest.

Ms Dikshit, who recieved the award from Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah, dedicated this award to Delhiites, who were instrumental in decision-making process in governance.

Delhi spent Rs 10,982/- for every citizen on building its IT infrastructure and maintaining citizen-centric IT applications.

Speaking on the occasion, Ms Dikshit expressed satisfaction over the all-round development in Delhi. She said there has been a sea change of Delhi's scenario during last 10 years.

The Bhagidari initiative of the Delhi Government provided direct interaction with citizens.

Various e-governance projects of different departments of Delhi Government have been implemented like Registrar Co-operative Societies, Employees.

Information System of Education Department, Tender Notice Information System, Computerisation of Sub-registrar Office, Web-based Blood Banks Information System, Web-based Information on Pension Disbursement, Computerization of Hospitals, Web-based Booking of Community Halls, Delhi State Wide Area Network and Transport.

It may be recalled that Govt. of Delhi has already bagged two prestigious awards for E-governance. The awards were presented in Bhopal in February last year during the tenth National Conference of E-Government organized jointly by Union Ministry of Information Technology and Department of Administrative Reforms.

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