All gram panchayats in Telangana will go online from October 2, coinciding with the Gandhi Jayanti and people would get the fruits of e-governance at the village level. This was announced by Minister for Panchayat Raj K T Rama Rao, during a review meeting with the department officials on Friday. In the first phase birth and death certificates would be issued to the people; and in the subsequent phases, pensions and benefits of employment guarantee scheme would be delivered online.
He expressed hope that the e-panchayat system would become a huge success.“We have been holding discussions with bankers for enhancing services from their end. We have already provided internet broadband, v-sat services for gram panchayats for setting up e-panchayat system. The process of testing e-panchayat software was done successfully. We would supervise panchayats through Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLE) and youth with graduation for VLEs were appointed from the same villages,” he said.
He said that all the gram panchayats would have e-panchayat system in coming few months. Panchayat Raj principal secretary J Raymond Peter, Commissioner Anita Ramachandran, SERP CEO Murali, IT secretary Jayesh Ranjan and others took part in the review meeting.