Chandigarh bags Digital India prize

Wednesday 06th January 2016 05:25 EST

Chandigarh: Chandigarh was given an award for outstanding performance during the Digital India Week. Presented by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, to UT District Information Officer Rajnish in New Delhi, Chandigarh has been recognised for the e-governance initiatives undertaken during the Digital India Week held from July 1 to July 7. The city launched e-stamping facility in all sampark centres, digital lockers, and citizen-centric mobile apps like 'mobileRLA' and 'mSampark', as well as awareness camps on information security. Dr S B Deepak Kumar, Secretary (Information Technology), said, “Our endeavour is to leverage IT in improving the life of every resident. This award will motivate us to undertake initiatives that will bring citizens to the centre stage of governance.”

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