Himachal Pradesh panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under e-Panchayat Puraskars 2020 for effective implementation of e-applications, developed by the central government & other applications developed by the state government. The prize will be given by Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
All 3,226 panchayats of Himachal Pradesh were provided with internet facilities to help people access various services online like family registration, registration of birth, death and marriages.
About e-panchayat puraskar
The e-panchayat puraskar is given to states that have made maximum use of Information Technology to monitor the works of the panchayat
The Union ministry of panchayati raj is making efforts to bring transparency, efficiency and accountability in the functioning of gram panchayats through the use of information and communication technology(ICT).
About Panchayat Raj ministry
Union Minister– Narendra Singh Tomar
About Himachal Pradesh:
Capital– Shimla (Summer), Dharamsala (Winter)
Chief Minister– Jairam Thakur
Governor– Bandaru Dattatraya