English Release 23-July 2014
Ministry of Panchayati Raj22-November, 2012 18:00 IST
|Provision of Computer to Panchayats for Computer Education |
|The Ministry of Panchayati Raj is implementing e-Panchayat Mission Mode Project (MMP) that addresses core aspects of Panchayats’ functioning viz. Planning, Monitoring, Implementation, Budgeting, Accounting, Social Audit etc., with the aim to make their functioning more efficient, accountable and transparent. Imparting computer education at rural level is not sought to be achieved through this Mission Mode Project. |
In so far as providing ICT infrastructure, including computers to Panchayats under this MMP is concerned, the States, have been advised to utilize available funds from different sources for the purpose such as 13th Central Finance Commission Grants, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF), Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Yojana (RGSY), etc.
This information was given by the Minister of Panchayati Raj Shri V. Kishore Chandra Deo in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.
(Release ID :89249)