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New Delhi, Feb. 28

The Finance Minister, Mr P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the National e-Governance Plan would be approved shortly and 25 projects would be launched in mission mode during 2006-07.

These include Project MCA-21 to enable companies to file returns electronically and a project for setting up of common service centres and assigning unique ID to BPL families.

The Finance Minister said that the Government's intention was to bring a number of services online, in a web-based mode, including applications under the Right to Information Act, applications for house sites, ration cards, transfers of teachers, inclusion in the electoral roll, filing of police complaint, and issue of birth/death certificates and copies of land records.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated March 1, 2006)
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