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Himachal Pradesh panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under e-Panchayat Puraskars 2020 for effective use of e-applications

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Himachal’s-panchayati-raj-dept-wins-first-prize-for-effective-use-of-e-applications-e-Panchayat-Puraskars-2020Himachal 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.

Key Points

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