Digital India requires cooperation between center and states, and across party lines

Posted on August 9, 2015  /  0 Comments

Many of the public services that would be delivered under Digital India are those under the purview of state governments which are not necessarily under the control of, or even aligned with, the Modi government. It’s good that they are working across the lines.

Congress-ruled Karnataka wants to be the flagship for the Digital India initiative. Pushed by chief minister Siddaramaiah, the state’s e-governance department is set to roll out 376 government services under the e-district programme within the next three months. This will be four times more than BJP-ruled Maharashtra’s 85 services, the highest in the country, currently.

“Other states have started earlier, but we feel we are in line with the requirements of Digital India as many of ou ..

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