Computerisation Programme of Gram Panchayats

LOK SABHA

 

Union Panchayati Raj Minister Dr. C.P.Joshi today informed the Lok Sabha that  keeping in view the strategic importance of computerization at the Gram Panchayat level, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj had constituted an Expert Group in June 2007 to assess the current and future Information Technology (IT) programmes of the Ministry, to recommend on the most cost-effective technologies for reaching IT to the Gram Panchayats, the use of IT for effectively building capacities of Panchayati Raj Institutions through distance learning; and the cost implications of the recommendations. The Expert Group submitted its Report on 17.01.2008.

 

A list showing the State-wise number of Gram Panchayats which have been provided with computers as per available information is at Annexure-I.

 

                                                                                     Annexure-
1

 

Information available with Ministry of Panchayati Raj as on date regarding 

                   Computers provided at Village Panchayat level


S. No.

Name of State/UT

Total number of village

Panchayats in the State/UT

Number of village Panchayats where some sort of computing facility is
available.

1.

Andaman
& Nicobar

Islands

67

67

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

1779

Nil

3.

Assam

2203

Nil

4.

Bihar

8463

4569

5.

Chhatisgarh

9768

-

6.

Daman
&Diu

14

14

7.

Delhi 

-

-

8..

Goa

189

189

9.

Haryana

6155

Nil

10.

Karnataka

5628

5628

11.

Kerala

999

969

12.

Lakshadweep

10

10

13.

Madhya
Pradesh

23040

Nil.

14.

Orissa

6234

150

15..

Rajasthan

9184

1114

16..

Sikkim

163

157

17.

Tamil
Nadu

12618

12618

18.

Tripura

1040

100

19.

Uttar
Pradesh

51976

Nil

 

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