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Uttar Pradesh Taking Government Services to Citizens’ Doorsteps

The Government of Uttar Pradesh is making an all-out effort to improve the great of governance through various e-Governance projects, with the vision to deliver numerous government services to the residents at their doorstep in an efficient and transparent way, writes Arpit Gupta of Elets News Network (ENN) with inputs from Dhirendra Kumar, Special Secretary, IT & Electronics Department and State Coordinator, Centre for e-Governance, Government of Uttar Pradesh.

Dhirendra KumarCommitted to supply authorities offerings to the citizens at their doorstep in an efficient and transparent manner, the Government of Uttar Pradesh has undertaken various steps both on the policy in addition to execution fronts through numerous e-governance projects. Besides correctly enforcing the numerous Central Government flagship schemes, the country government has additionally conceptualized and released a number of flagship schemes spanning numerous regions. Various tasks, which includes the State Wide Area Network (SWAN), State Data Centre (SDC), Common Service Centre (CSC), State Portal and numerous assignment mode initiatives such as e-District, CCTNS (Police), etc, are being implemented inside the nation. These tasks have ensured making the management quick, responsive, obvious, problem-unfastened and accessible to all at the same time as lowering the inefficiencies and expenses. Some of those projects are as follows:

Common Service Centres are the front stop IT-enabled kiosk placed in the city in addition to in rural areas up to Gram Panchayat degree for delivering online offerings to the not unusual people, i.E these centers are the face of e-Governance for the citizens of Uttar Pradesh.
CSC 2.0 is completely kingdom owned, which changed into started on January 1, 2016, with 8 District Service Providers (DSPs) functioning in all 75 districts of the nation.
DSPs had been decided on through an open tender system and MSA is signed between DeGS & DSPs. CSCs are mounted through DSP underneath the supervision of respective District e-Governance Societies (DeGS).
Over seventy six,000 CSCs are hooked up throughout the country. The scheme is self-reliant and no monetary useful resource/subsidy/ aid is furnished by way of the government. The stakeholders are DSP, District e-Governance Society (DGS), Department and the CeG.

State Wide Roll-Out of E-District

Uttar Pradesh is the first State inside the united states of America to roll out the e-District undertaking in all of the 75 districts of the country.
Presently, 254 Government to Citizen (G2C) offerings of 34 departments are operational in 75 districts through the e-District portal.
Till date, greater than 19.40 crore applications had been processed via e-District and the variety of applications, as well as a range of offerings, is increasing daily.
Looking at the overwhelming response of the citizens, the national government is within the procedure of bringing 224 offerings of 34 departments under Janhit Guarantee Act, UP and integrating them with the e-District portal.

UP-State Wide Area Network (SWAN)

UP-SWAN is one of the main middle infrastructure mission beneath National e-Governance Plan in which a network of 885 nodes connecting all the blocks, tehsils and districts to the national capital over a 2 Mbps bandwidth.
UP-SWAN is one of the fundamental center infrastructure challenge beneath National e-Governance Plan in which a community of 885 nodes connecting all of the blocks, tehsils, and districts to the country capital over a 2 Mbps bandwidth.
State Wide Area Network (SWAN) assignment is being carried out as a core infrastructure challenge underneath National e-Governance Plan in Uttar Pradesh.
A general of 885 PoPs had been installed – One at SHQ (State Head Quarter), 70 at DHQ (Districts Head Quarter), 240 at THQ (Tehsil Head Quarter) and 574 at BHQ (Block Headquarters).
Core web sites are related with 34 Mbps bandwidth even as all other websites inclusive of DHQ, THQ and BHQ are connected over 2 Mbps bandwidth.
Since December 2016 BSNL is providing AMC offerings.
In want of better technology and excessive speed UPDESCO has selected a brand new machine integrator i.E Airtel under SWAN 2.Zero and paintings order was already released to establish the community including DHQ, THQ, and BHQ with the intention to be connected with 10 Mbps bandwidth.

UP State Data Centre

UPSDC went stay on August 6, 2012. SDC is envisaged to establish a robust infrastructure to permit the Government to supply the services fast and effectively to its stakeholders.
A Tier three records center with ISO 27001 & ISO 20000 certification in line with worldwide fine practices and uptime ninety-nine.741 percentage.
150 offerings of forty five departments are hosted in UPSDC.
It has Dual Internet Service Provider with State of the Art Storage, Backup & Data retention facility.
Power backup via three High capacity Generators.
The capability of UPSDC has been fed on, as in step with the increasing demand of departments the enhancement of UPSDC is below method.