IT facilitates the life of every citizen

Information Technology opens up tremendous opportunities to provide basic government services to a much broader segment of the population at the optimal quality, time, place and cost. The Telangana Government has embarked on implementation of various e-Governance initiatives, to help citizens gain one-stop access to information and services in a secure way and to provide better, efficient, transparent and responsive services, leveraging Information & Communication Technology tools (ICT).

e-Governance Projects

The National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) serves as the guiding document for creation of the right governance and institutional mechanisms, setting up the core infrastructure, policies and implementation of a number of Mission Mode Projects at the Centre/ State and integrated service levels for e-Governance in the State of Telangana.

Government Order Issue Register (GOIR): The IT,E&C Dept. facilitates all the other Government Departments to upload their Government Orders (Ms and Rt) through Online Government Order Issue Register (GOIR) Portal to make them available to citizens. The GO(s) can be accessed and downloaded through the portal anywhere, anytime.

e-Office Project: e-File is a workflow based system that includes the features of existing manual handling of files in addition to the more efficient electronic mode. This system involves all stages, including the diarisation of inward receipts, creation of files, movement of receipts and files and finally the archival of records. With this system, the movement of receipts and files become seamless and there is more transparency in the system since each and every action taken on a file is recorded electronically.

eTaal: A web portal for dissemination of e-transaction statistics of National and State level e-Governance projects including Mission Mode Projects. It receives transaction statistics from web based applications periodically on near real-time basis. eTaal presents quick analysis of transaction counts in tabular and graphical form to give quick view of transactions done by various e-Governance projects.

Government e Marketplace (GeM): Facilitates online procurement of common use Goods & Services required by various Government Departments/ Organizations/ PSUs. GeM aims to enhance transparency, efficiency and speed in public procurement. It provides the tools of e-bidding, reverse e-auction and demand aggregation to facilitate the government users, achieve the best value for their money.

e-Procurement: The Government e-Procurement Platform is robust, efficient, transparent, economical, and significantly reduces the time to process the tenders. It involves activities related to evaluating and selecting suppliers, such as e-Tenders and e-Auctions. Purchase Control offers everything the department needs to successfully execute e-procurement. Besides, it removes riutine tasks from the procurement wing of the department so that they can focus on more important tasks like negotiating contract terms to the advantage of the Government.

The e-Procurement platform is being utilized by all the Departments of Telangana Govt. including urban and rural local bodies along with their vendors, Cooperative Sectors, Public Sector Undertakings and other State Governments.

DigiLocker: DigiLocker aims at ‘Digital Empowerment’ of citizen by providing access to authentic digital documents to citizen’s digital document wallet. The issued documents in DigiLocker system are deemed to be at par with original physical documents as per Rule 9A of the Information Technology (Preservation and Retention of Information by Intermediaries providing Digital Locker facilities) Rules, 2016.