Karnataka working on cyber-linking of depts

Our Bureau Bengaluru | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 14, 2015

Meet on ‘Minimum govt, maximum governance’

Working on cyber-linking of all State government departments and providing them with access to the Aadhaar network is progressing in Karnataka.

Addressing the two-day regional conference on ‘Minimum government, maximum governance’ here, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Karnataka was ahead of other States in inter-departmental networking on Prime Minister’s instructions and had tightened service delivery.

Service delivery

The conference was held to provide a platform to share experiences of the States and the private sector in the field of reforms/initiatives undertaken by the States/Union Territories to improve public service delivery, make the administration effective, transparent, accountable and citizen-friendly.

Siddaramaiah said, “Our government has just begun designing a platform for citizen engagement iCare through Mobile-One. This is another example of minimum government and maximum governance.”

Devendra Chaudhry, Union Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, observed that Bengaluru is a Silicon Valley of technology and should have a future vision of technology as that of Paris.

He said the power of internet and technology would modify the processes for service delivery.

Published on December 14, 2015
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