Tuesday, October 27, 2009

M-Governance on-the-go in Himachal

M-governance gateway was launched by Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh, in Shimla (Oct’09).

pice Digital
has been selected as the service provider for the SMS Gateway Services. M-governance is a robust and steadfast system that is designed to enable the best service options for the Government and Citizens.
- technology and mobile services are being used as a communication platform to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of governance, the mobile governance scheme has been launched in Shimla, Solan and Hamirpur districts in the initial stage.

Sh. B K Agarwal
, Principal Secretary (Information Technology) informed that the service will largely be used as a two-way communication services channel between the government and citizens. The service will enable the people to use their mobile phones to get information’s relating to various government departments.

n the initial stage the citizens can avail information’s related to:
  • Driving license, arms license, birth certificates, vehicle registrations are being provided free of cost to the general public on their mobiles.

Great Teamwork and coordination has been instrumental in clinching this deal.
Great going TEAM!

Links for all stories related to M-Governance launch in Himachal in Oct’09:
The stories have featured in following PublicationsBusiness Daily, My Himachal, Voice of Sikkim, HimVani, WEB INDIA123.com, etc.




Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Voting Information (in HP) to be delivered directly to the Voter

In:The Tribune

October 16, 2009

This is a 1st of its kind service in the region being provided by Spice Digitals’ SMS Application on 56300.

The SMS service will be available in the region up to 7th November 2009 (the day the state goes to vote). The service has been implemented keeping in mind the convenience of the voter. All information related to Voting will be available through this unique endeavour.