Governemnt of Tamil Nadu envisages that the services that are provided manually by the district administration would be delivered online in electronic mode wherever feasible. The National e- Governance Plan (NeGP) of the Government of India aims to make all Government services accessible to the common man in his locality, thorugh common service delivery outlets and ensure efficiency, transparency and reliability of such services at affordable costs to realize the basic needs of the common man.
The Government has established Common Service Centres (CSCs) for this purpose through Public Private Partnership mode (PPP), ELCOT, TACTV, PACCS (Primary Agricultural Credit Co-operative Societies) etc. The eDistrict project was conceptualized to inprove citizen experience with respect to aviling Government Services at District level and enhance the efficiencies of the various Departments at the district-level to enable seamless service delivery to the citizen. This initiative have provisions for smooth integration of various departments like Revenue, Social Welfare, School & Higher Education, Rural Development, Election, Transport, Land Records, and Registration etc. for providing services to the citizens through a common delivery platform. E-District helps in creating an electronic workflow system for the district administration and providing efficient individual department services through Common Services Centers (CSCs) which would be the primary front-end delivery channels envisaged under NeGP by Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Government of India (GoI).
e-DISTRICT PROJECT INITIATIVES IN SIVAGANGA DISTRICT
The District e-Governance Society (DeGs) in Sivaganga District has been formed as per G.O.(Ms) No.2 Information Technology (e.Gov.II) Dept. Dated 06.01.2012. According to the instructions to implement the e-District Project in Sivaganga District, Thiruppuvanam Taluk has been selected as Pilot Taluk and it has been functioned since 21.02.2014. After that, the e-District Project has been extended in Sivaganga Taluk since 21.01.2015. Consequently the e-District Project has been rolled out in the entire district from 02.03.2015.