Top officers of the famous Information Technology and Energy companies met Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh in the presence of Union Energy Minister Mr. Piyush Goyal. The officers expressed their desire to establish Mobile phone instruments and energy panels plants at Naya Raipur. Chhattisgarh State Industry Minister Mr. Amar Agrawal , Agriculture Minister Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal, Chief Secretary Mr. Vivek Dhand, Additional Chief Secretary Mr. Baijendra Kumar, Principal Secretary of Energy Department Mr. Aman Kumar Singh and a lot of senior officers were present at the meeting.
Chhattisgarh has bagged two national awards in information technology sector. Computer Society of India (CSI) Nihilent has conferred award on Chhattisgarh for sustained excellence in IT sector and has also bestowed Sustenance Award in project category for geographical information system (GIS) operated by Chhattisgarh InfoTech and Biotech Promotion Society (CHiPS).
The University Coordination Committee (UCC) on Wednesday approved student council elections in-principle. It was also decided in the meeting held at Raj Bhawan under the chairmanship of Governor Shekhar Dutt that the State government will coordinate with the Vice Chancellors of the university on the perspective of Lyngdoh Committee recommendations and decision of the High Court. The process of election will be decided only after the consultation with the Vice Chancellors, the committee decided in the meeting.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh extended heartiest congratulations and good wishes to the officials and the employees of Chhattisgarh Info-tech And Bio-Tech Promotion Society (CHIPS), as Chhattisgarh has received 'Dataquest E-Readiness Award' in the field of information technology. On the occasion, Chief Minister said that Chhattisgarh is one of the leading states in the field of information technology. Based on the reports of recently conducted survey of Dataquest CMR, Chhattisgarh was selected for the award based on the per capita utility of information technology.
NEW DELHI: The government will throw open a single payment gateway for e-governance services in 11 states by March, 2012, which will facilitate collection of fees for licences and other chargeable services over the internet.
"We are done with proof of concept with Maharashtra and are ready with standard guidelines to replicate the whole process throughout the country. NSDL has been selected for this service," Department of Information Technology Additional Secretary Shankar Aggarwal told PTI.