Mr D C Misra, NIC receiving the Skoch Challenger Award conferred on Panchayati Raj for Editor’s Choice category from Mr O T Lepcha, MP, Rajya Sabha, Sikkim
NIC has constituted the Panchayat Informatics Division to support the Ministry of Panchayati Raj in its automation exercise as well as coordinate with the states for successful implementation of e-Governance in Panchayati Raj Institutions. e-Panchayat has already been rolled out in 25 districts in Andhra Pradesh; soon to cover 470 districts. As may as 11 states have started e-governance implementation process. NIC has also developed a Fund Transfer Software that facilitates direct transfer of grants to PRIs leading to transparency in fund allocation receipt and release.